Mrs. Simpson Sees an Escape Route

Sunday 29th November 1936

Behind The Scenes

When Mrs. Simpson came to Fort Belvedere she found the atmosphere changed for the worst. It had gone from being an enchanted refuge from the cares of the world to a beleaguered fortress. After a long discussion with his legal adviser, the King admitted to Mrs. Simpson how poor his position was. She saw a glimmer of hope in the idea that the King might set out his position to the British people in radio broadcast and let them judge