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    The King’s Speech “The highest of distinctions is service to others”("George VI Biography"). Born on December 14,1895, to parents George V and Mary of Teck, Albert Fredrick Arthur George, later known as King George Vl ("King George VI"), would serve to be one of the most important and beloved contributors in the midst the second world war. Despite his disabilities in speech, with perseverance and determination, King George Vl was able to deliver a very personal speech to the British people addressing

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    wallis simpson

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    We will examine what would later be called the abdication crisis and determine our own opinion of the rumours surrounding Wallis Simpson. Edward was born in London, England on the 23 June 1894, His father was King George V and his mother was Queen Mary. Edward was known to those close to him as David and only known as Edward officially. He attended a naval college at Osborne and the royal naval college on HMS Britannia at Dartmouth and later after he became prince attended Magdalen College in Oxford

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    want out of her suicidal's lover's obsessive clutches or did she enjoy control over the most powerful man in Britain at that time, the king of England. David “Edward” was born in London on 23-6-1894, His father was King George V, his mother was Queen Mary. Edward never seemed interested in becoming king, Edward fell passionately in love with Freda Dudley-Ward, a married mother in 1918. He wrote her numerous letters everyday, in them he stated “monarchy was a thing of the past” and “his father was out

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    King George VI

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    As the entertainment industry evolves and adapts to the 21st century, it still finds subtle ways to remind people of historical events and their importance. An example of this is movies made about events that have happened or ones that follow the life of importance societal figures. A “period piece” is a work of art set in an earlier time period, and they can be in many forms, including motion picture films. The King’s Speech, notably, portrayed the life of King George VI of England (formerly known

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    Wallis Simpson

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    American socialite Wallis Simpson, the woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne in 1936, is variously portrayed as a greedy snob, a sexual predator or part of the romance of the century. A complex figure emerges: a strong-willed woman, hungry for independence, but caught up in a situation she could not control. Mrs. Wallis Simpson has become an emotional figure in history. Along with this, many descriptions of her personality and motives for being with Edward have caused some extremely negative

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    Many people see Queen Elizabeth II as just a queen but what most people don’t know is that she has countless qualities besides just being royalty. She was born as Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926 in London. She has pretty much lived her whole life as a royal as she started her reign at the young age of 16 years old. Queen Elizabeth II has earned many titles and recognitions though out her reign. During her control, many have said that she has tried to make the British monarchy

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    The King's Speech

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    We have speculated throughout modern history, how the world around us affects who we are and who we become. In turn, we focus on how we, as human beings, affect the world we live in. We are presented with a multitude of choices every day and we try to make the correct choice for many reasons. We do so for family, friends, obligations, our society, our world at large, and if we are lucky, ourselves. Doing the right thing is not always easy, rising to the occasion, being brave or being dedicated, but

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    did Wallis love the power, Jewellery, attention, money and control she had over the king of England, The most powerful man in Britain at that time? David “Edward” was born in London on 23-6-1894, His father was King George V and his mother was Queen Mary. Edward never seemed interested becoming king, Edward fell passionately in love with Mrs. Freda Dudley ward during an affair in 1918, she was married with 2 young daughters. He wrote her numerous letters everyday. He said in them the “monarchy was

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    wallis simpson

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    School, the most expensive girls' school in Maryland, where she got a reputation for smoking, sneaking out, and having boyfriends, She displayed a strong and outgoing personality that made her magnetic to some of the girls in particular her best friend, Mary Kirk In 1901, Wallis's aunt Bessie Merryman who she was named after, became widowed, and the following year Wallis and her mother moved in with her, they lived here for at least a year until they eventually could afford an apartment, and then a house

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    The Legacy of Queen of Elizabeth II

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    ““The things which I have here before promised, I will perform and keep. So help me God.” The words the Queen said on her Coronation Day as she laid her hand on the bible” (Bradford 4). At the young age of twenty five, Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary became Queen. The Queen is now the second-longest reigning Monarch in England, reigning for fifty nine years thus far. From the day of her coronation until present time, her daily actions have reflected on the entire country and Commonwealth. Her

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