The Duke of Windsor and Mrs. Simpson come to Lisbon on their way to the Bahamas were the Duke would become Governor during most of the war. The Germans tried to stop the Duke embarking intriguing and offering that the ex-king would return as ruler to England after Germany’s victory. Churchill had some difficulty in getting the Duke to embark.
The British Historical Society of Portugal is a Society with about 250 members and has as its object to recover, preserve and collate as much as possible of the history of the British in Portugal, and to promote interest in the History of Anglo-Portuguese relations.
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