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  1. Not to demonstrate what a History geek I am, but George VI did not abdicate the throne. He became king when his brother Edward abdicated (so that Edward could marry Wallis Simpson, a diivorced American). George was relatively young when he died of cancer (60 years ago this week) and that is when Elizabeth became queen.

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