circa 1925: Edward Windsor (1894 - 1972) Prince of Wales. He became King Edward VIII in 1936 but abdicated the same year, taking the title Duke of Windsor. (Photo by Hirz/Getty Images)

circa 1925:  Edward Windsor (1894 - 1972) Prince of Wales. He became King Edward VIII in 1936 but abdicated the same year, taking the title Duke of Windsor.  (Photo by Hirz/Getty Images)