Edward VIII: The Plot To Topple A King

Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Submitted by Charlotte Hodgman
Edward VIII: The Plot To Topple A King
Channel/Station: 
Channel 4
Broadcast date/time: 
Wednesday 9th May, 9.00pm

It’s easy to assume that Edward’s abdication was inevitable. But is that true? Here’s a documentary looking at the role of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Cosmo Gordon Lang, during the crisis. Lang, it transpires, saw Edward as dangerously dissolute and was determined to see him gone.

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