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  1. Windsor is a suburban town and tourist destination in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
  2. Windsor (IPA: usually, but also) is a suburban town and tourist destination in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
  3. Windsor is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
  4. Windsor is a popular tourist destination and location of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family.
  5. Windsor (IPA: usually, but also [ˈwɪndzə]) is a small town in Berkshire on the south-western outskirts of London, south of the River Thames.

Railway Stations

  1. The M4 & A4 are nearby, and in Windsor there are two railway stations; Windsor and Eton Central Station, and the Windsor and Eton Riverside station.


  1. Located just off junction 10 of the M4, overlooking the river Loddon, ideally located for visiting Legoland, Windsor, Reading and the Thames Valley area.

Princess Royal

  1. Like her siblings, the Princess Royal was educated by tutors and spent most her childhood at Buckingham Palace, Kew Palace, and Windsor Castle.
  2. Also Princess Mary, Princess Royal refused to attend as the abdicated Duke of Windsor was not invited.


  1. Thus, court communications never refer to her in terms of a Princess of the United Kingdom, but simply as The Lady Louise Windsor.


  1. Nicolai is best known for his operatic version of Shakespeare 's comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor).


  1. After the knights objected to being termed "poor", King William IV redesignated them in the 19th century as the Military Knights of Windsor.


  1. Footnotes ^ Local government legislation in the 1970s referred to the borough as "New Windsor".

Central London

  1. Crowne Plaza Heathrow is ideally located for the airport, but also within easy reach of Central London, Legoland and Windsor Castle.
  2. The constitueny of Maidenhead and Windsor is the most affluent area of the UK, with house prices often exceeding those of Central London.


  1. The Travelodge Croydon is ideally situated only 13 miles from Chessington World Of Adventures, 40 miles from Windsor Castle and 46 miles from Legoland.
  2. Holiday Inn Maidenhead is located approximately eight miles from historic Windsor Castle and Legoland and 17 miles from London Heathrow Airport.
  3. The station is located on the line between Windsor and Eton Riverside and London Waterloo, which lies 38 km (24 miles) to the east.


  1. Neither Windsor nor Eton is desperately large and walking is a good way around the central area.


  1. Village setting, convenient for Windsor and Maidenhead and just minutes from the M4 motorway.
  2. Recreation and entertainment areas of Windsor, Ontario, are also only 20 minutes away via the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel or Ambassador Bridge.
  3. The well-connected business space to rent in Maidenhead is just 10 minutes from Windsor Racecourse and rail services run into London within 30 minutes.


  1. Byfleet was a Saxon manor under the Abbot of Westminster and part of the Forest of Windsor at the time of the Conquest.


  1. He was also the first member of the British Royal Family to use the surname Windsor in lieu of a princely title.
  2. Her grandson, George V, again explored the issue when changing both the surname and Royal House name in 1917 to Windsor.


  1. The Duke died in 1972 at Paris, and his body was returned to Britain for burial at Frogmore, near Windsor Castle.


  1. A smaller number have settled in other cities such as London, Kitchener, Hamilton, Windsor, Barrie, and Ottawa.
  2. She lived in Ottawa at the time of the election (Windsor Star, 21 May 1999).


  1. As of 2001, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Windsor and Halifax were home to approximately 78.4 percent of all black Canadians.


  1. This was the last Parliamentary election the Conservatives lost in Windsor.
  2. The Conservatives and Mr Howard lauded the election of their first black MP, Adam Afriyie in Windsor.


  1. Herb Gray represented the Federal riding of Windsor West in the House of Commons from June 1962 to January of 2002.
  2. George VI then pointed out that as Mr Windsor or Lord Edward Windsor, his brother could sit in the House of Commons.


  1. When not travelling, Ted Jones divides his time between Villefranche-sur-Mer, near Nice, on the French Riviera, and Windsor, England.
  2. By Boat: If you are travelling on your luxury speedboat then Windsor is 50 miles upstream from the Thames barrier, and 30 miles downstream from Reading.


  1. On November 26, 1917, representatives of the NHA clubs met at the Windsor Hotel in Montreal.
  2. The Windsor Hotel is set only a few miles from Inverness and in the best residential area of Nairn.
  3. Quietly located adjacent to Windsor Park, the hotel is also within easy walking distance of the fashionable town centre and the River Thames.


  1. Thistle London Heathrow is located close to Heathrow Airport and also provides an excellent base for exploring Windsor, Richmond, Kew and Central London.
  2. Close to the airport, this hotel is also near Theatre Royal, Windsor Castle, and Eton College.
  3. It is located very close to both the historic towns of Windsor and Eton, as well as Slough and Dorney Lake, the planned rowing venue for the 2012 Olympics.

Largest Castle

  1. Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited stronghold in the world as well as the largest castle to be found in England.

Second Largest

  1. After Windsor Castle, it is the second largest inhabited castle in England.

South Wales

  1. Windsor is served by the M4 motorway (freeway) which runs from London to Bristol and South Wales.
  2. It is well located for Slough, Windsor and London Heathrow and has a railway station - London Paddington - South Wales.
  3. South Wales, the largest castle in Britain after Windsor, was built in 1268-1271 by the Anglo-Norman lord, Gilbert de Clare.


  1. The Windsor knot is wide and triangular, designed for wide spread shirt collars.

Osborne House

  1. Widowed in 1861, the grief-stricken Queen withdrew from public life and left Buckingham Palace to live at Windsor Castle, Balmoral Castle, and Osborne House.


  1. The Queen was devastated, and ordered her household to move from Windsor to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.
  2. They greatly enjoyed the Isle of Wight, far from the pressures court life at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.

King George

  1. After their marriage, it became the Royal House name of the British Royal Family until changed to Windsor by King George V in 1917.
  2. A month after his coronation, King George V inspected the scouting movement which assembled in the grounds of Windsor Castle to celebrate the occasion.

United Kingdom

  1. Map sources for Clewer at grid reference TQ073693 Clewer is an area of Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom.
  2. The town of Windsor and some of the surrounding areas contain some of the most expensive and desirable housing areas within the United Kingdom.
  3. The peerage title Duke of Windsor was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1937 for The Prince Edward, formerly King of the United Kingdom.


  1. He suffered a series of strokes in later years, and was too ill to attend the funeral of the Duke of Windsor in 1972.
  2. Her funeral took place in St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle attended by all members of the Royal Family.


  1. Pupatello was born in Windsor, Ontario, and was educated at the University of Windsor.
  2. Moninder Singh Pandher has a son educated from the same high school and did his undergraduate from University of Windsor named Karandeep Singh Pandher.
  3. He owned a lawn care business while in university (Windsor Star, 3 June 1995), and was named to the Appraisal Institute of Canada in 1994.


  1. Gretchen Merrill (born?, died April, 1965 in Windsor, Connecticut[ 1]) was an American figure skater.
  2. Marcus Camby was arrested on charges of marijuana possession in South Windsor, Connecticut, after police stopped him for a driving offense in June 1997.


  1. Windsor Castle is one of three official residences of The Queen and has been home to the Sovereign for over 900 years.

Half Windsor Knot

  1. The four most common tie knots are the Half Windsor knot, the Windsor knot, the Four-in-Hand knot, and the Pratt knot.
  2. Half Windsor knot is a smaller and simpler version of the Windsor knot as the name implies.
  3. The Half Windsor knot is a slightly smaller knot than the Windsor, and produces a clean, triangular shaped knot.


  1. Once you learn the skill of tying the Half Windsor knot, you will most likely wear it as your knot of choice.
  2. Follow this simple guide to tying a full Windsor knot and you'll soon be dressing like the best of them.


  1. A walk along the riverside offers amazing views of the Thames and great walks towards the villages of Cookham, Marlow; Bray and Windsor and Eton.


  1. Completed in 2002, this hydraulic channel takes the overflow from the Thames to alleviate flooding in and around Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton.


  1. Between Maidenhead and Windsor much of the land on the banks of the Thames was under water, the choked rivulets and ditches adding to the inundation.
  2. Maidenhead is a pretty town spread out along the banks of the Thames close to Windsor and Eton.


  1. For a wider range of facilities, Twyford, Henley-on-Thames, Reading, Maidenhead and Windsor are all within reach.
  2. Car: Good links with the M40 and M4 mean that places like Windsor, Marlow, Maidenhead, Reading and West London are within easy reach.
  3. For shopping there are major cosmopolitan centres at Reading, Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead.

Queen Elizabeth

  1. Charles, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, first met Camilla at a polo match in Windsor in 1970 and over the next few years they became very close.


  1. The current head of the House of Windsor is Elizabeth II, the reigning monarch over the Commonwealth realms.
  2. Elizabeth was thirteen years old when World War II broke out, and she and her younger sister, Princess Margaret, were evacuated to Windsor Castle, Berkshire.
  3. At the outbreak of Bubonic plague in London, Elizabeth I and her court left for Windsor Castle in 1563.


  1. The NDP retained its three ridings, two in Windsor and one in London.

Late 1990S

  1. In the late 1990s, the 7-mile (11 km) long Jubilee River was built, which acts as a flood channel for the Thames around Maidenhead and Windsor.

First World War

  1. Edward VII's son and successor, George V, changed the name of the Royal House to Windsor during the First World War.
  2. King George V replaced the German-sounding title with the name of Windsor during the First World War.


  1. Windsor Great Park and the towns of Old Windsor and Windsor are a few kilometres to the northwest.
  2. Opened in 2002 after over a decade of construction, this 10 mile channel provides flood defences to the towns of Maidenhead, Bray and Windsor.
  3. A Muster dated approx.1628 shows a total of 2,453 Watermen "for the towns and stairs from Windsor to Gravesend ".


  1. After the abdication crisis, she and her husband went to stay with the former Edward VIII, by then created Duke of Windsor, at Enzenfeld Castle near Vienna.
  2. During the American Revolution, she and her husband joined other loyalists and took up residence in Windsor, Nova Scotia.
  3. She died in London on March 24, 1953, and was buried next to her husband in St. George's Chapel, Windsor.


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