Wallis Simpson, later Duchess of Windsor, has been an enigma to many for decade. But who is the real Wallis Simpson: the bad influence on the future King Edward VIII, aka David, as portrayed in the media? Or just a woman in love?
Life before Edward
A letter to his mistress has revealed the Playboy Prince, Edward VIII, had doubts about his future as King decades before he abdicated.
Written to mistress Freda Dudley-Ward during a tour of Canada in 1919, Prince Edward spoke of his fear of succeeding his father as Monarch: