The Kings Psychic : The True Story of the Occultist Doctor Who Ensnared Edward VIII, England's Nazis and World War II Commanders Paperback
by SEAN STOWELL
One man's role in the Abdication of Edward VIII has been secret ever since the crisis over his love for Mrs Simpson unfolded in December 1936.
Described by those in the know as "a leader of Black Magic in England', he had been treating Edward for alcohol problems.
The discovery that the King had secretly turned to Dr Alexander Cannon was the point of no return for the religious leaders and politicians around King Edward.
He had to go. Recently uncovered documents and tape recordings show that not only was there a "plot" hatched to oust Edward, but that fascist Black Shirt supporters claimed they too were aware of a conspiracy involving Dr Cannon and the "King Watchers" - and they tried to stop it.
So who was "Sir" Dr Alexander Cannon? And why was he later allowed to set up a clinic for battle-weary top brass military during the Second World War - despite being suspected of spying?
Using additional MI5 and police documents, this is the story of the hypnotist, the King, and the clinic attended by the rich and famous who went for Cannon's special brand of treatment - and the odd sexual tryst...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Great Northern Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/2014
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780957295193