British author Cadbury explores the many layers involved in the abdication crisis of 1936, which ceded the British crown to the seemingly least prepared of the four sons of George V, George VI, aka Bertie, who revealed himself in the subsequent crisis of war to be the most suitable and stalwart of all.
Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Princes -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 -- Abdication, 1936.
Windsor, House of -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- History.