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King Edward VIII with text blocking his eyes on a red background with his wife Wallis Simpson and Adolf Hitler

The Dark Side of The Royal Family: King Edward VIII

On this episode of The Dark Side we look into the life of King Edward VIII, uncle to Queen Elizabeth II, and how his actions during his short reign nearly destroyed the reputation of the Crown. His scandalous love affair that led to his swift abdication was only topped by his secret allegiance to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party during World War II. What led Britain’s most romantic monarch to back the world’s most ruthless dictator?

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