Grand Duke wrote:
Cheers for the clarifications Walter. I knew about House of Windsor, Saxe-Cobourg (sp?), Plantagenet (sp?) etc. but I've only ever seen my own monarch's name used as "Her Royal Brittanic Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, without the Windsor part. Confusing, huh?
Her full name is:
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary,
officially: Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of her other realms and territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
Her husband, Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
in full: Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, also called Philip Mountbatten, original name Philip, Prince of Greece and Denmark.