House of Windsor


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Related to House of Windsor: House of Hanover, House of Tudor
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Noun1.House of Windsor - the British royal family since 1917
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Duke of Windsor, Edward, Edward VIII - King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
Elizabeth, Elizabeth II - daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-); "Elizabeth II is the head of state in Great Britain"
George V, George - 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)
George VI, George - King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
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At a time when people are wondering whether the House of Windsor can change with the times and survive, HM tried to show that the whole Royal Family, from great- granny Queen Mum down to Princes Wills and Harry, have something to contribute.
This prat must be stopped from inflicting more damage on the House of Windsor before he sinks them all.
The survey confirms Anne as the acceptable face of the often heavily-criticised House of Windsor.
Sir Robert saw three divorces - plus scandals, affairs and liaisons - rock the House of Windsor, sparking claims that for the monarchy the end was nigh.
The meeting with the performing arts student was seen as the first public embrace by the Queen of the generation which will decide the future of the House of Windsor.
It won't be enough for the head of the House of Windsor simply to say that her family is grieving as the nation grieves.
A HOUSE of Windsor annual report may be published by the year 2000 in a bid to revive the Royal Family's flagging image.
The House of Windsor is already facing great difficulties, and just getting into new ones - not to mention the possibility of a republic being set up.
Robson Green plays a royal bodyguard in his latest television role but the star is no fan of the House of Windsor.
The House of Windsor, with Diana as it's sexiest star, is better than any soap opera.
1917: The British Royal Family adopted the name House of Windsor in place of House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Cast-iron proof the House of Windsor is advised by backward-looking, insular, clubby courtiers - and talk of 'modernisation' is risible" Janet Street-Porter on the Order of Merit, of which there's only one woman.