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How Did The Royal Family Get Started?  
User currently offlineDc10s4ever From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 4409 times:

How did the current Royal Family of England get started? When did they begin their Monarchy? Was their another family before the current?

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User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 4397 times:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Royal_Family

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Windsor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_monarchs%27_family_tree


User currently offlineBill142 From Australia, joined Aug 2004, 8459 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4364 times:

How long untill this thread gets ruined by Banco and Qantasforever?

User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4363 times:

Quoting Bill142 (Reply 2):
How long untill this thread gets ruined by Banco and Qantasforever?

Or a Hooters reference.  Wink

Harry



Why grab a Heine when you can grab a Busch?
User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21487 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4323 times:

...and by all means, don't mention Germany...!  devil 

User currently offlineCornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 54
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4321 times:

Quoting Klaus (Reply 4):
...and by all means, don't mention Germany...!

Fine by us Big grin



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User currently offlineQANTASforever From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 4276 times:

Quoting Dc10s4ever (Thread starter):
How did the current Royal Family of England get started? When did they begin their Monarchy? Was their another family before the current?

Why do you care?

QFF


User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4240 times:

The current Royal family (Mountbatten-Windsor, I believe they call themselves now) are descended through Queen Victoria (and her husband Albert Saxe-Coburg Gotha) from the German house of Hanover. On the death of the last Stuart monarch, Queen Anne, in 1714, George, Elector of Hanover, became King of Great Britain (England and Scotland having been united in 1707) - he was the son of (I think) Sophie Electress of Hanover, who was some relation or other of Charles the 2nd, sister, or aunt or something. Anyway, he was the best they could come up with, since the surviving Stuarts, descendants of James II deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688 (and replaced by William of Orange and Queen Mary), were Catholics and therefore barred by English law from holding the throne (The Act of Succession, I think it was called). There were 2 Catholic rebellions, in 1715 and 1745, that tried to restore the Stuart line, both of which were suppressed ruthlessly. I think there are still descendents of the Stuart Pretender out there, although I don't think they actively claim the throne any more.

User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 8, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4225 times:

Big round of applause for JGPH1A. I'll give you an A- as you forgot to mention about Princess Graham and Gordon, the GG sisters from the house of ochayedunmoo-soy. Those two were always amusing to learn about in school....


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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4211 times:

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 8):
Those two were always amusing to learn about in school....

The chapter heading being "Grave Errors from History"  Smile


User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20746 posts, RR: 62
Reply 10, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4206 times:

Then there's the belief surrounding Joseph of Arimathea, the Stone of Scone (still used underneath the Coronation Chair), and how Queen Elizabeth II is one in the long line of Davidic monarchs going back to about King Herremon, if I remember ancient history correctly.


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User currently offlineJGPH1A From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4200 times:

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 10):
Then there's the belief surrounding Joseph of Arimathea, the Stone of Scone (still used underneath the Coronation Chair), and how Queen Elizabeth II is one in the long line of Davidic monarchs going back to about King Herremon, if I remember ancient history correctly.

Has Dan Brown joined a.net ?


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