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HRH views the Lone Pine exhibit in the First World War Gallery

HRH views the Lone Pine exhibit in the First World War Gallery

King George V:  "As a result of the First World War (1914–18), most other European empires fell while the British Empire expanded to its greatest effective extent. In 1917, George became the first monarch of the House of Windsor, which he renamed from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as a result of anti-German public sentiment." wikipedia

Just praising a young George V back when he was Duke of York because he was absolutely perfect.

Queen Mary with her daughter Princess Mary during the First World War

☤ MD ☞☆☆☆ U. Queen Mary and her daughter Mary, Princess Royal, later Countess of Harewood during World War I, between 1914 and

The Duke - wearing a poppy and his medals - told the crowd: ‘With the sounding of this bug...

William and Kate mark Battle of Passchendaele

The Duke - wearing a poppy and his medals - told the crowd: ‘With the sounding of this bug...

Grandchild of Queen Victoria - George V (1865 – 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through the First World War (1914–18) until his death. George was a grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. Married  Princess Mary of Teck.

King George V, Founder of the "House of Windsor" On July 1917 the name of the royal house was changed by proclamation from Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to House of Windsor principally due to anti German sentiment.

As the world counts down to Prince George's first birthday on Tuesday. take a look back at how the Queen, Prince Charles and Prince William spent their first birthdays

As the world counts down to Prince George's first birthday, take a look back at how the Queen, Prince Charles and Prince William spent their first birthdays pinned

Prince Harry attends a "Step Short" Commemorative event in Folkestone to mark the Centenary of the First World War, Folkestone, UK, on the 4th August 2014.

Prince Harry attends a "Step Short" Commemorative event in Folkestone to mark the Centenary of the First World War, Folkestone, UK, on the August

King George V ruled the UK 1910-1936  -married to Queen Mary (his older brother's fiancee-before the brother died);   -ruled during the First World War (1914-1918)  -grandson of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert  -son of King Edward VII  -father of Kind Edward VIII (the guy who in The King's Speech abdicated the throne)

Coronation portrait by Sir Luke Fildes, 1911 George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through the First World War until his death.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry visit The Tower Of London's Ceramic Poppy Field installation 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red', commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of First World War, 05.08.2014 in London, England.

William, Kate and Harry visit the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London today. The Tower of London display is part of the World War I centenary commemorations.

Speech: Prince Charles led commemorations, and spoke of the of the 'courage and bravery' of British soldiers killed at Passchendaele during the First World War

William and Kate visit Commonwealth War Graves

Speech: Prince Charles led commemorations, and spoke of the of the 'courage and bravery' of British soldiers killed at Passchendaele during the First World War

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