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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.
Eastern's Board and Chief Executive Officer has abdicated
Grocers have abdicated the responsibility for keeping the carts in the store to the city.
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 her responsibility.
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.