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Picture: Fellows/BNPS<br />
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Edward VIII was more concerned with cavorting with his first mistress than attending a family opera trip, a gushing love letter from the controversial Royal has revealed.<br />
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Edward scribbled the sickeningly sweet two-page note to married socialite Freda Dudley Ward in 1919 when he was just 25, long before he met Wallace Simpson.<br />
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It is now tipped to fetch £1,800 when it goes under the hammer at Birmingham's Fellows auctioneers.