Would it be morganatic or would she actually become Queen?
In advising Edward VIII against a morganatic marriage to Mrs Simpson he acted with the utmost constitutional propriety.
A morganatic marriage is one between a member of the royal house and a wife not of equal birth, in which the wife does not take her husband's rank.
The royals may be forced to contemplate a quiet, morganatic marriage.
Sigvard, onto his third morganatic marriage, continued to harbour bitterness about his nephew King's decision to grant Lilian the title of princess right up until his death a few years ago.
As this was a morganatic marriage, their five children should not have been eligible for the succession.
As Julie was not royal, their marriage was considered morganatic , meaning that Julie and their children could not use Alexander's Hessian title.
Be that as it may, if Parliament and the Commonwealth had agreed to a morganatic marriage or if Edward VIII had not abdicated but given up Wallis instead, how would history be today?
Isabella's first regent was her mother, who weakened her position by morganatically marrying a shopkeeper's son and by her reputation for ruthless greed.
After the queen's death, it seems likely the couple were married morganatically - in secret, with the marriage recognised by the Church alone.