Wallis Warfield was born into an old established American family and attended the Oldfields School in Cockeysville, Maryland. She married Earl W. Spencer, a navy pilot, in 1916 (divorced 1927). After living for a time in Warrenton, Virginia, she traveled to England, where she met Ernest A. Simpson, an American-born British subject.
21 de feb. de 2019 · Her father, Teackle Wallis Warfield, was the son of a wealthy Baltimore flour merchant, and her mother, Alice Montague, was a stockbroker’s daughter. Although Wallis always claimed her parents married in June 1895, parish records show that they weren’t married until November 1895—meaning that Wallis was conceived out of wedlock , considered a big scandal at the time.
Bessie Wallis Warfield (thereafter known as Wallis), was born on June 19, 1896, in a small resort town called Blue Ridge Summit along the Pennsylvania and Maryland border. Her parents, Alice Montague and Teackle Wallis Warfield, had retired there for the summer from Baltimore for the benefit of her father, who suffered from tuberculosis.
11 de dic. de 2022 · Bessie Wallis Warfield, tal su nombre de soltera, cuando estaba casada con el oficial de marina de los Estados Unidos, el teniente Earl Spencer. En 1927 se divorciaron (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
17 de mar. de 2023 · So, who was Wallis, and was she really that terrible? Early life. Bessie Wallis Warfield was born to a wealthy family in Maryland, in 1896. Since the day she was born, she was destined to cause controversy among the high society. Her father, Teackle Warfield, belonged to a very powerful family who disapproved of the woman he loved.
Wallis Simpson (born Bessie Wallis Warfield; 19 June 1896 - 24 April 1986), who later became the Duchess of Windsor, caused a serious crisis in the mid-1930s when the heir to the throne of the United Kingdom, Prince Edward, fell in love with her. However, she was married to another man, and she had already gotten a divorce from her first ...
3 de abr. de 2014 · Wallis married Edward in June 1937, and spent the remainder of her life as the Duchess of Windsor, until her death in Paris in 1986. Early Life Simpson was born Bessie Wallis Warfield on June 19 ...