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The Duke of Windsor, who as Edward VIII
gave up the throne for “the woman I love”,
died at his home in Paris on May 28, 1972. He was 77 and had been ill
for some time. His body was flown to England on May 31, where it lay in
state in St. Georges Chapel, Windsor, before the funeral service on June
5. He was then buried in the royal burial ground, Frogmore, in the grounds
of Windsor Castle, where he had played as a boy.
(Appendix List No. 172)
and published pictures of the funeral and of the life and times of the
King who gave up the throne.