Saxe-Coburg


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Saxe-Co·burg

 (săks-kō′bûrg)
A European ruling house that was established in 1596 and merged with the house of Gotha in 1826. Its representatives include German nobles, several Belgian rulers, and Edward VII of Britain.
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I went home to Saxe-Coburg Square, and I took the advice of my assistant.
We travelled by the Underground as far as Aldersgate; and a short walk took us to Saxe-Coburg Square, the scene of the singular story which we had listened to in the morning.
The road in which we found ourselves as we turned round the corner from the retired Saxe-Coburg Square presented as great a contrast to it as the front of a picture does to the back.
As I drove home to my house in Kensington I thought over it all, from the extraordinary story of the red-headed copier of the "Encyclopaedia" down to the visit to Saxe-Coburg Square, and the ominous words with which he had parted from me.
That is back through the house into Saxe-Coburg Square.
The members of the West Wind's dynasty are modified in a way by the regions they rule, as a Hohenzollern, without ceasing to be himself, becomes a Roumanian by virtue of his throne, or a Saxe-Coburg learns to put the dress of Bulgarian phrases upon his particular thoughts, whatever they are.
We have to leave a mark after so many years of isolation'', Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha said in an EURACTIV interview on the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, quoted by BGNES.
The Palace crowd only changed its name from Germanic Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to English-sounding Windsor during the First World War to be patriotic.
That's what happened to the Saxe-Coburg family in 1914.
At the event, a special gift from Pope Benedict XVI was handed over by Monsignor Bolonek to Simeon Saxe-Coburg for his Golden Wedding anniversary.
Gerald Ham, who sent out Saxe-Coburg to finish sixth under Carter in a mile-and-ahalf Warwick handicap, said: "I got a call before the race from the owner, Tom Dalley, who was at Warwick, to tell me he thought something funny was going on.
Mr Ahern flew into Bulgaria on Friday night to hold talks with Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and President Georgi Parvanov.