The line of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, the third son of Victoria, died out in 1974, with the death of Princess Patricia of Connaught, later Lady Patricia Ramsay. The line of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, the youngest son of Victoria, were not considered members of the House of Windsor, as they had fought on the German ...
The House of Windsor came into being in 1917, when the name was adopted as the British Royal Family's official name by a proclamation of King George V, replacing the historic name of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. It remains the family name of the current Royal Family. The present Queen has familial ties with most of the monarchs in Europe.
List of members of the House of Windsor * Proclamation of accession of Elizabeth II A Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester Lady Amelia Windsor Prince Andrew, Duke of York Anne, Princess Royal Prince Archie of Sussex Prince Arthur of Connaught
The name was adopted on 14 July 1917, three days before the British royal family changed its name to “Windsor”, by members of the Battenberg family residing in the United Kingdom, due to rising anti-German sentiment among the British public during World War I.
Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972), later known as the Duke of Windsor, was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire and Emperor of India from 20 January 1936 until his abdication in December of the same year. [a]
La Casa de Hannover (a veces escrita Hanóver)  fue la dinastía alemana reinante en Gran Bretaña desde 1714 hasta la fundación del Reino Unido en 1801, y desde entonces hasta 1901, fecha en la que murió la reina Victoria y ascendió al trono su hijo Eduardo VII, perteneciente a la Casa de Sajonia-Coburgo y Gotha (reinante en la actualidad y con el nombre de Casa de Windsor desde 1917).
Edward VIII, also called (from 1936) Prince Edward, duke of Windsor, in full Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, (born June 23, 1894, Richmond, Surrey, England—died May 28, 1972, Paris, France), prince of Wales (1911–36) and king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the British dominions and emperor of India from January 20 to December 10 ...