Thelma, Viscountess Furness (August 23, 1904 – January 29, 1970), born Thelma Morgan, was a mistress of King Edward VIII, who later became the Duke of Windsor, she preceded Wallis Simpson in the affections of him. Her first name was pronounced in Spanish fashion as "TEL-ma." Her niece is fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt.
Cousins and playmates. King Michael with his 2nd cousin Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. Michael's mother and Philip's father were 1st cousins. Years later, Michael would meet his future wife, Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma, while in London for Philip's wedding to Princess Elizabeth of York on Nov. 20, 1947. Just weeks after that happy event Michael would be forced from his throne.
Louis Mountbatten and Edward VIII of Britain, funny how Lord Louis was ADC to the Prince of Wales during this visit to India which features in Captured by Moonlight, and then Lord Louis is again in Book 3 Veiled at Midnight. www.christinelindsay.org