Friday, August 13, 2010

Marriage rumors for King Edward

August 13, 1936

King Edward VIII is nearing Greek waters on his yachting cruise, and "with him came the the rumor that he will soon marry," reports United Press.
This time, there are two candidates: King George II of the Hellenes' two sisters, Princess Irene, 32, and Princess Katherine, 24.
The princesses are expected to arrive at Corfu this week to visit their brother, and King Edward "is expected later."
The king's younger brother, the Duke of Kent, is married to Princess Marina of Greece, a first cousin to King George.

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