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Re: Changes My Opinion of the Man....
nobody figured that cancer would change all that.
He didn't have to resign to marry Elizabeth. He planned to carry on in the RN until she became queen. They both expected the King to have a long life; his older brother lived another 20 years.
Anyone would be envious of a service record such as his. He really enjoyed his Naval career and was devastated he had to resign to marry the Queen.
As an individual, it is said he was easy going and comfortable interacting with the common people. Though Royalty, he had a rough and tumble early life.
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