Prince Harry’s ‘fascinating parallels’ with disgraced Edward VIII – ‘It goes much deeper’

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A ROYAL expert has highlighted the “fascinating” similarities between Prince Harry and his great-great-uncle Edward VIII.

Mr Bullen told Fox News: “It’s fascinating when you draw the parallels between the two.

“Both of them married divorced American women.

“We all know that, but it goes much deeper than that.

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A royal expert has highlighted the ‘fascinating’ similarities between Prince Harry and Edward VIII (Image: GETTY)

“Edward and his brother also experienced their own sibling rivalry can be compared to Harry’s strained relationship with his brother, Prince William.

“But Edward and his brother Bertie [King George VI] never really resolved their differences.

“And when Edward wrote his book, it was really the first time a senior member of the royal family had written such a book.

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Edward abdicated in 1936 after less than a year as king to marry Wallis Simpson (Image: GETTY)

“It may have even been the highest-paid book of its time.

“It had a tremendous impact.

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Harry is starting a new life in America after quitting royal duties with Meghan Markle last year (Image: GETTY)

“So what kind of impact will Harry now have?”

Edward abdicated in 1936 after less than a year as king to marry Wallis Simpson.

Following his abdication, the royal moved to France.

Source: EXPRESS CO UK

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