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Yesterday’s Papers

JOHN FROST NEWSPAPERS X1, GETTY X1, PRESS ASSOCIATION X1

FLING WITH A KING

Once the British press broke their silence on 3 December 1936, public opinion was firmly against Wallis.

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The Roman occupation of Britain changed the course of our history – building cities, roads and great walls, pacifying tribes and creating a unified economy. But how and why did they come to invade, and why did their mission ultimately fail? PLUS The Black Death: The terror of medieval Europe Stalin: the brutal regime of Britain’s WWII ally Prohibition: when America was dying for a drink Coco Chanel: the ultimate rags to riches story The 10 wealthiest people ever The King and Mrs Simpson: Edward VIII’s abdication The Wright Brothers Boston Tea Party The Cold War Death on the Lusitania And much, much more!

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