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Edward had good reason for not wanting to be seen. He really was effectively being exiled from the country, and he and the government didn’t want a huge crowd seeing him leaving for the south coast, where he would be sailing off to France.
This BBC article talks about it really well: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-16140040?print=true
He was the first british monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. Because of luvvvv