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Meghan Markle, Harry set to face off with Queen over Christmas

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In 2017 the royal family marked a milestone that went largely unnoticed, with the house of Windsor notching up 100 years. While the actual British throne can be traced back to King Egbert in 825 (strangely none of the younger royals who traditionally look to history for baby names have taken inspiration here), ‘Windsor’ only entered the monarchical vernacular in 1917.
At that time, King George V was on the throne, a sovereign whose surname just happened to be the distinctly Germanic Saxe-Coburg…

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