The House of Windsor dates from 1917 when the house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha re-branded itself during the First World War. This adaption helped the British royal family adapt and survive. A fascinating story filled with colourful personalities and exciting events.
This Brief History tells the story of The House of Windsor. Starting with George V and going through Charles, Prince of Wales, all the way to Queen Elizabeth II. Plus it will touch on the next generations of the monarchy, with Prince William, Duchess Kate, and their son. The book will shed light on the fine line trodden between custom and modernity, grandeur and thrift, and influence and neutrality that has left this royal family more secure and appealing than ever.