The truth about Mrs Simpson: Why Wallis never wanted to marry her king

The truth about Mrs Simpson: Why Wallis never wanted to marry her king

The truth about Mrs Simpson: Why Wallis never wanted to marry her king

1:19 AM on 8th August 2011

Twist in the story: 75 years after the abdication, it seems plain that Wallis never really wanted to swap her long-suffering husband for the King of England

Twist in the story: 75 years after the abdication, it seems plain that Wallis never really wanted to swap her long-suffering husband for the King of England

Love letters: Even after she married Edward VIII, Wallis kept writing to Ernest Simpson and it is thought she never lost affection for him

Love letters: Even after she married Edward VIII, Wallis kept writing to Ernest Simpson and it is thought she never lost affection for him

Flirtatious female: In the early days, Wallis would say to Edward,

Flirtatious female: In the early days, Wallis would say to Edward, “You”re just a heartbreak to any woman because you can never marry her”

Happily ever after After their wedding, Edward was insistent on seeing Wallis all of the time so much so she began to relish her husband

Happily ever after After their wedding, Edward insisted on seeing Wallis all of the time so much so she began to relish her his absences

Heartbreak: Previously published letters to her second husband revealed Wallis deeply regretted losing him

Heartbreak: Previously published letters to her second husband revealed Wallis regretted losing him