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.
"Since the Saxe-Coburg family belonged to the House of Wettin in the District of Wipper, Wettin or Wipper might be more appropriate," historian Anne Edwards wrote on her book "Matriarch: Queen Mary And The House Of Windsor." "Either one could have passed for an English name, but both were considered 'unsuitably comic,'" she continued.
Regarding the blood lines of Prince William if there was to be an investiture surely it should be more appropriate to have it somewhere in Germany as a tribute to the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family that reside at Buckingham Palace.
''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.AaAaAeAe
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.
Also present were Simeon Saxe-Coburg, the dean of the diplomatic corps Lebanese ambassador Abi Samra, Apostolic Nuncio Monsignor Bolonek, Italian ambassador Stefano Benazzo, director of state protocol ambassador Ivan Dimitrov, the rector of Alexander Nevsky cathedral Bishop Tihon and other dignitaries.
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.