King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972) during his short reign. He was created the Duke of Windsor in 1937 after his abdication in December 1936. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972) during his short reign.  He was created the Duke of Windsor in 1937 after his abdication in December 1936.    (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)