House of Windsor

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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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Previously, it was simply Windsor - to refer to their House of Windsor, which itself was coined by George V during World War I to replace what used to be a German name.
1917: The British Royal Family adopted the name House of Windsor in place of House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
There are those who say the House of Windsor is an unnecessary, archaic institution that drains money from the taxpayer.
"The house of Windsor has done incredibly well to stay together when many other European royal houses have collapsed, and they've done it because they recognize who has to be the main event," ( Pasternak explained.
WHEN she swept down the aisle of that medieval chapel to marry the Queen's grandson, Meghan Markle and her long lace veil seemed to be brushing away the cobwebs from the dusty old House of Windsor.
Tampa, FL, August 14, 2018 --( Good Times USA is proud to announce the acquisition of the historic House of Windsor brands of tobacco, cigars, rolling papers, and snuff products in March of 2017.
Before taking her place as a member of the House of Windsor, Meghan Markle was schooled in the fine points of royal court etiquette.
The wedding itself brought together elements of American slavery, as mentioned by Bishop Curry, but also a woman of American mixed race, a Hollywood actress and divorcee -- almost the antithesis of what one might expect from a bride to be married into the House of Windsor.
But we're all allowed to change - even members of the House of Windsor, not generally known for the speed with which it catches up with modern, progressive thought.
D WHITE wrote that the house of Windsor is dysfunctional and should be replaced with an elected head of state and a republic.
D WHITE wrote that the house of Windsor are dysfunctional and should be replaced with an elected head of state, making us a republic.
THE House of Windsor has seen four monarchs so far - George V, Edward VIII, George VI and the nation's longest reigning sovereign Elizabeth II.