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George V changed their name from Saxe-Coberg Gotha to Windsor to that it sounded more British than German.

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What house ruled Britain before the house of Windsor?


What is the Queen Elizabeths last name?

Elizabeth Tudor Queen Elizabeth the First was from the house of Tudor so her name would have been Elizabeth Tudor. The current Queen Elizabeth the Second is from the house of Windsor, so her name is Elizabeth Windsor.

List of English queens of 17th century?

1. Mary I- 1553-1558- House of Tudor 2. Elizabeth I- 1558-1603- House of Tudor 3. Mary II- 1689-1694- House of Stuart 4. Anne- 1702-1714- House of Stuart 5. Victoria- 1837-1901- House of Hanover 6. Elizabeth II- 1952- - House of Windsor

Which country does Charles come from?

ginger bread house

Which period came after the Edwardian?

The Edwardian era ended in 1910 with the death of Edward VII. Then his son took the throne (George V), then his son took the throne but for less than a year (Edward VIII) then his brother took the throne (George VI) then his daughter (Elizabeth II). As you can see it would get difficult to name eras after the king/queen when since 1910 we've had 4 of them. That's why historians call the time after Edward VII the 1st World War era, then the Inter War era, then the 2nd World War era and finally the Cold War era-after that I would assume historians would consider it the modern/present era. HOWEVER This is my idea, but I wouldn't be shocked if historians (if given time) will one day refer to the time that Elizabeth II was Queen as the 2nd Elizabethian era. BUT If you really wanted to incompass all the time since Edward VII died into one whole era by using the name of a monarch I would use "Windsor era" because the one thing all the monarchs since Edward the VII have in common is that after him they all were the "house of Windsor." If the monarchy is abolished with-in the next 50 years or so I think historians will one day do this.

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Which royal family occupy the british throne today?

The House of Windsor.

What were the house of windsor called before they were the house of windsor?


20th in line to throne?

Alexander Windsor the Earl of Ulster.

How did the Windsor Castle get its name?

Named after the house of Windsor?

Is the Duke of Windsor Wallis's wife?

Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee, married Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (the former King Edward VII who abdicated his throne).Wallis was the Duchess of Windsor, the wife of the Duke of Windsor.

Which is the reigning dynasty in Britain nowadays?

House of Windsor.

Why are the british royals known as the house of windsor instead of the house of Tudor?

The House of Tudor died out upon the death of Queen Elizabeth I in 1603. The House of Windsor is the present reigning family.

What house ruled Britain before the house of Windsor?


Is Queen Elizabeth II from the house of Stuart?

No, the House of Windsor.

Where is the Old Constitution House in Windsor Vermont located?

The address of the Old Constitution House is: 16 Main St, Windsor, VT 05089

Are the windsor German?

No. Whilst the House of Windsor can trace its lines through the German House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and House of Hanover, all members of the House of Windsor were born in the United Kingdom and are therefore British by birthright. German nationality law is complicated and is based on a number of factors including place of birth and mother's nationality. As a result, the members of the House of Windsor have no obvious claim to being German.

Which is the bigges house in England?

windsor castle