divorcee, died in his home near Paris. Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David was 77 years old.
"It is announced with deep regret that his Royal Highness, the Duke of Windsor, has died at his home in Paris at 2:25 A.M., Sunday, May 28, 1972.
The Duke, who reigned for 10 months as King Edward VIII before abdicating, had been ill for some time had defied the British establishment to marry Mrs. Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, a twice-divorced American.
The couple lived in virtual self-exile from Britain.