Belgium's King Philippe, inset, has become Belgium's seventh king after his father Albert II abdicated
Greene King created the brew to mark Edward's first year on the throne - but he abdicated
in 1936 after just 325 days to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
1936: Britain's new king, Edward VIII, abdicated
because of his love affair with American divorcee, Wallis Simpson.
1936 - King Edward VIII abdicated
and became Duke of Windsor.
1567: Mary Queen of Scots abdicated
after defeat by the Protestants at Carberry Hill.
Princess Juliana, who gave up the title of queen when she abdicated
in favour of her daughter Beatrix in 1980, spent the last decade of her life in seclusion, too ill and mentally feeble to appreciate the adoration of her people.
The public has a right to know the truth of what happened in those crucial times of our history and what links existed between the abdicated
King and the Duchess and the Nazi regime.
all that I have heard suggests your mother has abdicated
Mr Major could have quit and the Queen abdicated
- such events would have been knocked into touch.
She later became the Duchess of Windsor after Edward VIII abdicated
because of his love for her.