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Death of Princess Diana: The Royal Family


Historical and biographical data on the British royal family, including Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, et al.

The House of Windsor

Wikipedia: "The House of Windsor is the current Royal House of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and each of the other Commonwealth Realms. The older part is a branch of the Saxe-Coburg and Gotha line of the House of Wettin, while the newer part is a branch of the Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg line of the House of Oldenburg."

In Life and Death, Diana Shook the House of Windsor

Reuters: "Among royal watchers who spent their careers following the world's most photographed woman live out a royal soap opera, few doubt her effect on a staid royal household that abhorred histrionics and never abandoned the British stiffer upper lip." (August 22, 2007)

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-)

BBC: "Elizabeth was born on 21 April 1926 in London, the first child of Albert, Duke of York, and his wife, formerly Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She initially had little prospect of succeeding to the throne until her uncle, Edward VIII, abdicated in December 1936. Her father then became George VI and she became heir."

Charles, Prince of Wales

Wikipedia: "The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George;[2] born 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He has held the title of Prince of Wales since 1958, and is styled His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, except in Scotland, where he is styled His Royal Highness The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay."

Official Website of the British Monarchy

"Dating back over ten centuries, the Monarchy plays an important role in the UK and Commonwealth. This web site provides information on the work of The Queen in modern society, biographies of the Royal Family, a history of kings and queens through the ages, background on Royal residences and art collections, and coverage of recent Royal events."

The Royal Family

U.K. government site contains biographies and general information about Queen Elizabeth II and the other members of the British royal family.
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