The wedding of Duke of Windsor, Prince Edward and Mrs. Wallis Warfield was celebrated at the Cande Castle, France on June 3, 1937, near Tour. After the ceremony, the duke and "her grace" agreed with the posing on the castle terrace. Left to right: Mr. Hermann Rogers witness of Mrs. Warfield, duchess, Duke of Windsor, and Major Metcalf, first former king of England’s witness. (AP Photo)

Created: 6/3/1967

Upward Nobility

American-Made Royalty

The marriage of England’s Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle is making headlines around the world. U.S. women marrying into aristocracy has a surprisingly long history. This week, Ed, Brian, and Joanne look at the outsized political impact these marriages often have around the globe.

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