The House of Windsor came into being in 1917. Until then the Royal Family had borne the name Saxe-Coburg-Gotha which had come to them through marriage in 1840. Amid a wave of anti-German feeling during the First World War, George V decided a change was needed, and, by adopting a new name, the Windsor dynasty was born.
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