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 House of Windsor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Windsor, previously called the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, is the Royal House of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the other Commonwealth Realms.
The Royal House and Family was renamed Windsor by an Order-in-Council of King George V.
For example, if the Prince of Wales accedes to the throne, he could change the royal house to "Mountbatten" in honour of his father, and of his uncle Louis Mountbatten.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_of_Windsor   (381 words)

  
 Mountbatten-Windsor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under an ambiguously-worded Order-in-Council issued in 1960, the name Mountbatten-Windsor is the personal surname of some of the descendants of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Lady Louise Windsor - daughter of the Earl of Wessex, whose surname is Mountbatten-Windsor but whose title is simply Windsor.
It may also be seen as an act in honour of the Earl Mountbatten of Burma, the Prince's uncle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mountbatten-Windsor   (453 words)

  
 Prince Harry of Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The prince's official surname is Windsor, according to legal documentation, but all the descendants of Queen Elizabeth II utilize the surname Mountbatten-Windsor as personal preference.
He was christened on December 21 1984 at St. George's Chapel Windsor.
His father is His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Prince_Henry_of_Wales   (1657 words)

  
 23RD GENERATION
Prince Edward MOUNTBATTEN-WINDSOR was born on 10 Mar 1964 in England - son of Elizabeth II and Philip.
She was married to Phillip Mountbatten K.G. Prince (son of Prince Andrew of GREECE and Alice of BATTENBERG Princess Andrew) on 20 Nov 1947 in Westminster Abbey, London, England (Cousins).
Phillip Mountbatten K.G. Prince was born on 10 Jun 1921 in Corfu, Greece - son of Prince Andrew.
home.att.net /~hamiltonclan/hamilton/gilbert/d4950.htm   (129 words)

  
 Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 10 February 2005 it was announced that Parker Bowles and the Prince of Wales would marry on 8 April 2005 at Windsor Castle with a civil service followed by religious prayer.
He spent his early childhood in the house, which was the first residence of his newlywed parents, the present Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the Duke of Edinburgh.
On 4 April it was announced that the wedding would be postponed 24 hours until 9 April, so that the Prince of Wales could attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II as the representative of the Queen.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Camilla_Parker-Bowles   (1471 words)

  
 Sophie, Countess of Wessex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the first born male of the couple could use the Earl's courtesy title of Viscount Severn, subsequent males and females would be styled Lady [N] Windsor or, for males, the Honourable [N] Windsor.
The Lady Louise Windsor (born November 8, 2003).
TRH The Earl and Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Windsor
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Sophie,_Countess_of_Wessex   (932 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - The British Royal Family, the Windsors
The Decline and Fall of the House of Windsor by Donald Spoto.
Dangerous Indiscretions: The Decline of the House of Windsor.
War of the Windsors: A Century of Unconstitutional Monarchy by Lynn Picknett, Clive Prince, and Stephen Prior.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Windsor   (3026 words)

  
 Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Earl and Countess of Wessex have one child: HRH Princess Louise of Wessex, known as Lady Louise Windsor (born November 8, 2003).
With exclusive access to the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle, Prince Edward had plenty of material for his work.
Although the first born male of the couple could use the Earl's courtesy title of Viscount Severn, subsequent males and females would be styled Lord or Lady Windsor, respectively.
www.pineville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Edward,_Earl_of_Wessex   (1393 words)

  
 Charles, Prince of Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prince's surname is officially Windsor, according to legal documentation, but he has regularly used the surname Mountbatten-Windsor on official documents that have required a surname to be used, i.e.
Subsequently, the location was changed to the Guildhall in Windsor, possibly after the discovery that Windsor Castle might have to become available for other people's marriages, should the Prince's marriage go ahead there.
If he ascends to the throne, the Prince of Wales could change the royal house to "Mountbatten" in honour of his father and his great-uncle, Lord Mountbatten of Burma.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Charles,_Prince_of_Wales   (2845 words)

  
 Prince Andrew, Duke of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His Royal Highness The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, KCVO, ADC (Andrew Albert Christian Edward Mountbatten-Windsor, formerly Windsor), styled HRH The Duke of York (born February 19, 1960), is a member of the British Royal Family, the third child and second son of Queen Elizabeth II.
In 2002, Buckingham Palace announced the Duke of York would move his official residence to Royal Lodge, Windsor, the former country home of his grandmother, Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
This is not without controversy and the Duke has been criticised for using the Queen's Flight for transport to various golfing functions.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Andrew,_Duke_of_York   (1479 words)

  
 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Though the Royal House is named Windsor, it was decreed via a 1960 Order-in-Council that the descendants of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip should have the personal surname Mountbatten-Windsor.
It is believed, however, that like many of her predecessors she dislikes the Palace as a residence and considers Windsor Castle, west of London, to be her home.
She joined the (the ATS) where she was known as No 230873 Second Subaltern Elizabeth Windsor, and was trained as a driver.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Queen_Elizabeth_II   (4771 words)

  
 Kindergarten teacher dies in Paris crash
Windsor's death is a tragedy for the entire civilized world has nothing to do with the fact that her only productive talents seem to have been staying slim and child-bearing for the haughty yet debauched Clan Windsor.
Windsor, so far as I've been able to determine, never established residence in Wales, never made any serious attempt to master the Welsh language, and never took any more than a symbolic role in the administration of Welsh affairs.
Windsor, I am instructed, was dear to the hearts of the world because of "her charities."
www.electricnevada.com /pages97/vin0907.htm   (600 words)

  
 Guardian Queen feared 'slur' on family
The previously unknown and artificial family names of Windsor and Mountbatten were only adopted at the height of anti-German feeling during the first world war.
You will recall that Windsor was the Queen's maiden name and on marriage she took her husband's surname of Mountbatten.
The Lord Chancellor even had to write to Lord Mountbatten and inform Prince Philip that Iwi had reached the right conclusion when they inquired about his Law Journal article.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,3823653-103573,00.html   (1053 words)

  
 Diana, Princess of Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In order to gain the approval of his family and their advisors, including his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten of Burma, any potential bride had to have an aristocratic background, could not have been previously married, should be, preferably, a virgin, and Protestant.
Mrs Parker Bowles had been dismissed by Lord Mountbatten of Burma as a potential spouse for the heir to throne some years before, reportedly due to her age (16 months the Prince's senior), her sexual experience, and her lack of suitably aristocratic lineage.
The wedding took place at St Paul's Cathedral in London on Wednesday 29 July 1981 before 3,500 invited guests (including Mrs Parker Bowles and her husband, a godson of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) and an estimated 1 billion television viewers around the world.
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Diana,_Princess_of_Wales   (3632 words)

  
 Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, OM, GBE, AC, QSO, PC, (Philip Mountbatten, formerly Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark), styled - HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (born 10 June 1921), is the consort of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
The Duke's uncle, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, had advocated the new name House of Mountbatten, as Elizabeth would typically have taken Philip's name on marriage.
When Queen Mary, Elizabeth's grandmother, heard about this, she told Sir Winston Churchill who later advised the Queen to issue a proclamation declaring that the Royal House was to remain the House of Windsor.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Prince_Philip   (3188 words)

  
 The Monarchy Today > Ceremonies & Pageantry > Royal Succession > Name
In 1917, there was a radical change, when George V specifically adopted Windsor, not only as the name of the 'House' or dynasty, but also as the surname of his family.
The Royal Family name of Windsor was confirmed by The Queen after her accession in 1952.
The family name was changed as a result of anti-German feeling during the First World War, and the name Windsor was adopted after the Castle of the same name.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page3379.asp   (482 words)

  
 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10071
Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom is the daughter of Philip Mountbatten, 1st Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II Alexandra Mary Windsor, Queen of the United Kingdom.
Edward Anthony Richard Louis Windsor, 1st Earl of Wessex is the son of Philip Mountbatten, 1st Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II Alexandra Mary Windsor, Queen of the United Kingdom.
Andrew Albert Christian Edward Windsor, 1st Duke of York is the son of Philip Mountbatten, 1st Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II Alexandra Mary Windsor, Queen of the United Kingdom.
www.thepeerage.com /p10071.htm   (2808 words)

  
 The Scotsman - UK - Wessex baby named Louise, but not HRH
By including Mountbatten they have pleased the earl’s father, the Duke of Edinburgh, by commemorating his uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten, who was killed by the IRA in 1979, when a bomb exploded on a boat in which he was sailing at his holiday home in County Sligo.
Ironically, Mountbatten was a name concocted by the Battenburg family to avoid sounding German during the First World War, when it was considered important to gain public favour.
When Prince Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones, who worked in PR, at Windsor in 1999, the couple let it be known that they did not wish their children to be known by the title.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /uk.cfm?id=1306722003   (733 words)

  
 The Muse of the Monarchy
This is also reported in the book, Royal House of Windsor, by Sarah Bradford, where she shows a copy of the certificate of marriage between Captain Mark Anthony Peter Phillips and Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Mountbatten-Windsor dated 14 November 1973.
It was on 8 February 1960 (eleven days before the birth of their third child, Andrew) that Queen Elizabeth declared in the Privy Council how she would like the hyphenated surname of Mountbatten-Windsor to be associated with her own and his (Prince Philip’s) descendants.
George V is considered the first ruler of the House of Windsor.
www.etoile.co.uk /Muse/001221.html   (1315 words)

  
 Mountbatten, Philip on Encyclopedia.com
But Lord Mountbatten, mentor to the monarchy, was also the perfect IRA target.
Britain moves to halt export of Edwina Mountbatten's jeweled headband
(Louis Mountbatten's role in independence of India)(includes bibliography)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-M1ountbtnP1.asp   (218 words)

  
 The Current Royal Family > HM The Queen > Background
When she was six years old, her parents took over Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park as their own country home.
The Princess's early years were spent at 145 Piccadilly, the London house taken by her parents shortly after her birth; at White Lodge in Richmond Park; and at the country homes of her grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary, and the Earl and Countess of Strathmore.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page412.asp   (120 words)

  
 Telegraph News
Lady Louise Windsor was born after the Countess was rushed to Frimley Park Hospital, near her home in Bagshot, Surrey, on Nov 8 and underwent an emergency caesarean section.
The Prince was, however, prevented from passing on the surname after Winston Churchill's Cabinet put pressure on the Queen to continue using Windsor, chosen by George V in 1917 to replace the German name Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, because of the anti-German sentiment at the time.
He was born Prince Philip of Greece, but his ambitious uncle Lord Mountbatten persuaded him to adopt his mother's Mountbatten surname, anglicised from Battenburg, until he became the Duke of Edinburgh after his marriage to Princess Elizabeth.
news.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/11/27/nwes27.xml&secureRefresh=true&_requestid=5038   (691 words)

  
 Debrett's - The Royal Surname
Despite the Queen's surname having been Mountbatten since her marriage in 1947 as Princess Elizabeth, this was then abandoned two months after her accession on the advice of Sir Winston Churchill.
The House and Family name of Windsor was adopted by King George V in 1917 on the suggestion of his Private Secretary, Lord Stamfordham, after many proposals had been rejected.
The Queen declared in Council on 9 April 1952 that she and her children shall be styled and known as the House and Family of Windsor (as was her father King George VI).
www.debretts.co.uk /royal_connections/royal_surname.html   (1034 words)

  
 Princess Beatrice of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It had been suggested that Princess Beatrice and her sister be stripped of their HRH style and title of princess as part of a downsizing of the Royal Family, and become "Lady Beatrice Windsor" and "Lady Eugenie Windsor", the standard form of title and style possessed by daughters of a non-royal duke.
Their father is said to be strongly opposed to this idea.
All the York family currently reside at Sunninghill Park in Ascot.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Princess_Beatrice_of_York   (459 words)

  
 Prince William of Wales - InfoSearchPoint.com
HRH Prince William of Wales (William Arthur Philip Louis Mountbatten-Windsor) (born June 21, 1982) of the Royal House of Windsor is the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and second in the line of succession to the British throne.
Born in St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, he is the elder son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Prince_William_of_Wales   (208 words)

  
 Royal Genealogies Part 3
Philip was taken care of by his Mountbatten relatives in England, who also paid for his schooling.
Philip spent his childhood in England at the home of his uncle, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and began a naval career in 1939, when he entered the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.
Cecilia Nina CAVENDISH-BENTIN, Countess of S. Family: George VI WINDSOR, King of England
ftp.cac.psu.edu /~saw/royal/r03.html   (1796 words)

  
 Margaret Weatherford Column
The inclusion of a name honoring the non-royal side of the baby’s family is a step forward for the Windsors, who traditionally expect those who marry into the family to keep their own families in the background.
When King George V changed the family name to Windsor during World War I, he granted the Battenbergs and some other German relatives living in England titles in the British peerage in exchange for renouncing their German titles.
After he married Princess Elizabeth and she succeeded to the throne, Phillip’s uncle, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, began telling people that the House of Mountbatten sat upon the throne.
www.etoile.co.uk /Columns/Margaret/040307.html   (813 words)

  
 Articles - Royal House
United Kingdom: House of Windsor and Mountbatten-Windsor a.k.a.
Britain's Royal House is the House of Windsor.
In 1917, both the Royal House name and surname were changed to Windsor.
www.worldhammock.com /articles/Royal_House   (231 words)

  
 Thomas Holcombe of Connecticut - Person Page 224
Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor married Philip Mountbatten on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abby, London, England.
His mother was Princess Alice of Battenberg, the eldest child of Prince Louis of Battenberg and sister of Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
He married Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, daughter of King George (?) VI and Honourable Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abby, London, England.
www.holcombegenealogy.com /data/p224.htm   (1172 words)

  
 Anne, Princess Royal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She pleaded guilty to the charge that her dog, Dotty, attacked two boys while she and her husband were taking her for a walk in Windsor Great Park.
In 2002, the Princess Royal became the first member of the royal family to face criminal charges since King Charles I was charged with treason.
The Princess Royal was fined £500 and ordered to give more training for Dotty.
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Anne,_Princess_Royal   (1286 words)

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