Mon, 28 October 2013
The origins of the House of Windsor - King George V and Queen Mary of Great Britain, their parenting style, George V's abandonment of the Russian Imperial Family during the Russian Revolution. King Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor - his childhood, his many affairs, the abdication crisis, his unusual relationship with his wife, Wallis Warfield Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, their Nazi connections. King George VI, his childhood, his marriage to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, her dubious parentage, the legend of "the Monster of Glamis Castle." Princess Margaret and her doomed romance with Group Captain Peter Townsend, her marriage to (and divorce from) the flamboyant Antony Armstong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, their many affairs and illegitimate children, rumored and real. David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley, and his alleged role in a sex and drugs blackmail plot.