"A show-down with Baldwin"
Stanley Baldwin
Public DomainStanley Baldwin - Credit: Bain News Service

Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister on three separate occasions: 1923-24, 1924-29, and 1935-1937.

It was Baldwin who tried (and failed) to persuade King Edward VIII to relinquish his plans to marry Mrs Simpson.