The House of Windsor was created when George V renamed the British branch of the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha house in 1917. George V (r. 1910-1936) Edward VIII (r. Jan-Dec 1936) George VI (r. 1936-1952) Elizabeth II (r. 1952-
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Issued by King George V declaring that the Royal Family would be henceforth known as the House of Windsor rather than Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Mandy's British Royalty
Dedicated to the life and work of Queen Elizabeth II and the modern British monarchy. Includes biographies on most members of the current royal family, background on royal ceremonies, and pictures and descriptions of the crown jewels and royal residences.
The Nazi Roots of the House of Windsor
Article on the links between the British royal house and the Nazis.
The Windsor Great Park
The history of the Great Park in Windsor with other useful links from the Crown Estate.
Telegraph: Revealed: the Duke and Duchess of Windsor’s secret plot to deny the Queen the throne
Secret correspondence between the exiled Duke and Duchess of Windsor and their confidant Kenneth de Courcy has revealed a dastardly scheme to change the course of British history by denying Queen Elizabeth II the crown, says royal biographer Christopher Wilson (November 22, 2009)
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