It seems likely that when Meghan Markle walks down the aisle on Saturday and says, “I do,” this divorced bride will be greeted a lot more warmly by her crown-wearing in-laws than the “other” Yankee who became a member of England’s ruling family, Baltimore’s own Wallis Warfield Simpson.
The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, who led St. James in Baltimore from 1988 to 2000 before becoming the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, earned wide praise for the stirring sermon he delivered at Windsor Castle.
Philip Baty is selling his collection of Wallis Simpson memorabilia. The online auction of the Duchess of Windsor Museum will begin May 9 through May 19, the date of the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The items will be sold in one lot.
Long before the American actress Meghan Markle began her romance with British royalty, there was the intriguing love affair turned marriage between Baltimore's very own Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII.
More than 80 people were treated Friday to a talk from British author Hugo Vickers, the biographer of the Royal Family, about the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, and her relatives' love of horse racing.