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Authorised form of nameEdward VIII (1894 - 1972); King of Great Britain Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the seas Emperor of India
Other forms of nameEdward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, Prince of Wales
ForenamesEdward VIII
Dates1894 - 1972
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
White Lodge, Richmond Park, London, England (23 June 1894)
Death:
Bois de Boulogne, Paris (28 May 1972)
Burial:
The royal mausoleum at Frogmore
ActivityHonours:
KG 1910; KT 1922; KP 1927; GCB ; GCSI ; GCMG ; GCIE ; GCVO ; GBE ; MC ; Duke of Windsor 1937
Royal Society activityMembership:
Royal Fellow; Patron 1936
Election Date:
15/05/1919
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 12 July 1911
Notes:
He was Royal Fellow from his election until his death, excluding the period during which he was King, when his membership status was Patron.
Royal Society codeNA5908
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/57/693Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; Professor [Sir] WH [William Henry] Bragg, FRS16 January 1920
NLB/57/667Copy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Sir Godfrey Thomas Bart8 January 1920
NLB/57/656Copy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society, FRS, IMS, CMG7 January 1920
NLB/57/701Copy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society [?]; to Admiral Sir Henry B [Braderwine] Jackson, FRS, GCB20 January 1920
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