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ORIGINS OF THE HOUSE OF WETTIN OF SAXONY

ORIGINS OF THE HOUSE OF WETTIN OF SAXONY

The House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

The House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

House of Wettin (Coat of arms of Wettin House Albert Line) | familypedia.wikia.com

House of Wettin

Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen  was one of the Saxon duchies held by the Ernestine line of the Wettin dynasty, located in the southwest of the present-day German state of Thuringia. Established in 1681,[1] by partition of the Ernestine duchy of Saxe-Gotha among the seven sons of deceased Duke Ernst der Fromme (Ernest the Pious), the Saxe-Meiningen line of the House of Wettin lasted until the end of the German monarchies in 1918.

Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen - Herzogtum Sachsen-Meiningen - House of Wettin

Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg - Herzogtum Sachsen-Altenburg - House of Wettin

Duchy of Saxe-Altenburg - Herzogtum Sachsen-Altenburg - House of Wettin

The House of Windsor is the royal house of the Commonwealth realms. It was founded by King George V by royal proclamation on the 17 July 1917, when he changed the name of his family from the German Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (a branch of the House of Wettin) to the English Windsor, due to the anti-German sentiment in the United Kingdom during World War I.

July The British royal family adopts the Windsor name. The family name was changed from the German Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, due to the anti-German sentiment in the British Empire during World War I.

The House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha is a German dynasty, the line of the Saxon House of Wettin that ruled the Ernestine duchies including the duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Founded by Ernest Anton, the sixth duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, it is the royal house of several European monarchies, and branches currently reign in Belgium through the descendants of Leopold I, and in the Commonwealth realms through the descendants of Prince Albert.

Wappen Sachsen Coburg Gotha - Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2a) Ida (Meiningen 25 Jun 1794-Weimar 4 Apr 1852); m.Meiningen 30 May 1816 Bernhard Pr of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Weimar 30 May 1792-Liebenstein 31 Jul 1862)

Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen - House of Wettin

Princesse Féodora de Saxe-Meiningen (1890-1972) wife of  Wilhelm Ernest de Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach

Princess-Feodora-of-SAXE-MEININGEN She lived a princess of the House of Wettin and Grand Duchess of the House of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach through her marriage to Grand Duke Wilhelm Ernst. She outlived her husband by nearly 50 years.

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