Queen Victoria’s great-grand children, the children of King George V were a fascinating bunch. The two eldest brothers both took their turns on the throne. Edward VIII abdicated amid scandal because he wanted to marry a divorced woman, Wallis Simpson and because he never really wanted to be king anyway. He nearly toppled the British monarchy in the process. His younger brother picked up the pieces and became King George VI. He was a shy man with a stutter but he and his admirable wife, Elizabeth tirelessly boosted moral during WWII and became heroes to their people. Let’s meet them...

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