George V

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George V

1865-1936.
King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and emperor of India (1910-1936) who gave up his German titles during World War I.

George V

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(Biography) 1865–1936, king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and emperor of India (1910–36)
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Noun1.George V - King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936George V - King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - the name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917; the name was changed to Windsor in 1917 in response to anti-German feelings in World War I
House of Windsor, Windsor - the British royal family since 1917
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Amongst page after page of sumptuous illustrations, showing crowns and associated regalia of an incredible workmanship, is the diamond-studded Imperial Crown of India, worn by George the Fifth when he was inaugurated in the pre-Gandhi era as Emperor of India.
It had a George the Fifth penny-ha'penny stamp with the postmark 'Pontybodkin, April 1931'.
In accordance with an intimation received from the Board of Education, school will be closed on Tuesday 28th, the day of the funeral of King George the Fifth.