Richard II Is Deposed: Henry IV Becomes King of England Richard and Henry were cousins and childhood friends. All that changed in 1399 after the death of Henry's father, John of Gaunt. Henry soon found himself exiled in France but gained the support of the Duke of Orleans to take the English throne for himself.
Newlyweds Duke and Duchess of Windsor, the former King Edward VIII and Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, are the picture of joy after their wedding, June 3, 1937, in Monts, France. Best man Major Dudley Metcalfe is seen at right.