The Mountbatten family is a British dynasty that originated as an English branch of the German princely Battenberg family.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.
Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (25 June 1900 – 27 August 1979) was a British naval officer, colonial administrator and close relative of the British royal family. Mountbatten, who was of German descent, was born in the United Kingdom to the prominent Battenberg family and was a maternal uncle ...
Un decreto posterior, dictado el 8 de febrero de 1960, precisa, sin embargo, que mientras que la Soberana y sus cuatro hijos —Carlos, Ana, Andrés y Eduardo— serían conocidos como Windsor, otros familiares que no fuesen príncipes o altezas reales llevarían el apellido Mountbatten-Windsor.
The King also renounced all his Germanic titles for himself and all members of the British Royal Family who were British citizens. In response to this, Leopold renounced his title, through a royal warrant from the King, dated 14 July 1917, of a Prince of Battenberg and the style His Highness and became Sir Leopold Mountbatten, by virtue of his being a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian ...
Lady Mountbatten succeeded her father when he was assassinated in 1979, as his peerages had been created with special remainder to his daughters and their heirs male. This inheritance accorded her the title of countess and a seat in the House of Lords , where she remained until 1999, when the House of Lords Act 1999 removed most hereditary peers from the House.
Mountbatten-Windsor is the personal surname used by some of the male-line descendants of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Under a declaration made in Privy Council in 1960, the name Mountbatten - Windsor applies to male-line descendants of Queen Elizabeth II without royal styles and titles . 
Mountbatten-Windsor. Nach der Proklamation von Königin Elisabeth II. im Jahre 1952 stellte sich die Namensfrage des Hauses erneut, da ihr Gemahl den Familiennamen Mountbatten angenommen hatte, bevor er zum Herzog von Edinburgh ernannt wurde. Mit Verlautbarung der Königin vom 9.