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Royal House of Windsor

George V (1910 - 1936) through to Elizabeth II (1952 - )

  

 Monarch

Pre-Monarch Coat of Arms 

 Consort

 Consort Coat of arms/standard

  

 

 

Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom & Northern Ireland, Head of The Commonwealth

(1952 - ) 

As Princess Elizabeth of York 

 

 

Prince Philip of Greece (Mountbatten)

The Duke of Edinburgh 

 

 

  

 

 

George VI

King of the United Kingdom (and Northern Ireland after 1949), Emperor of India (later King of India, King of Pakistan), Head of the Commonwealth

(1936 - 1952) 

 As Prince Albert, Duke of York

 

 

 

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

'The Queen Mother' 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward VIII then H.H. The Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor 

King of the United Kingdom, Emperor of India

1936 (abdicated) d. 1972

 As Prince of Wales (Top)

As The Duke of Windsor (Bottom)

 

 Mrs. Wallis Simpson

(Married after abdication)

Her Grace, The Duchess of Windsor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 George V

King of the United Kingdom, Emperor of India

(1910 - 1936)

Renounced German Titles and created the House of Windsor 

 

As Duke of York and Prince of Wales before 1917

 

 

 Princess Mary (May) of Teck

 

 

 

 

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