Saxe-Coburg

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Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Duchy in Saxony, Germany, whose ruling dynasty intermarried with many royal families. After Prince Albert married the English Queen Victoria, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha became the name of the English royal House until it was changed to Windsor in 1917.

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Saxe-Coburg-Gotha the name of the British royal house 1901–17. The name dates from the accession of Edward VII, whose father Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria, was a prince of the German duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. During the First World War, with anti-German feeling running high, George V changed the family name to Windsor.

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