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George V
Original name: George Windsor
Birth: Jun. 3, 1865
Westminster
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Death: Jan. 20, 1936
Sandringham
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough
Norfolk, England

British Monarch. The second son of King Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark. Because he was not first in line to the throne, he did not have the same education and upbringing of his older brother, Prince Albert. He chose the career of a Naval Officer. When his brother, Albert, died in 1892, George became the heir apparent. He became King on the death of his father, King Edward VII in 1910. He was married on July 6, 1893 to Mary (May) of Teck, and together they had five children, four boys and one girl. During one of George and Mary's many visits to the front in WWI, George's horse rolled on top of him, shattering his pelvis. It was an injury that would leave him in pain for the rest of his life. His reign saw many changes throughout England and Ireland. He saw to the establishment of an independent Irish Parliament, and the Government of Ireland Act of 1920 divided Ireland's religious lines. Similar establishments of self-governance were granted to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India (through the Government of India Act of 1935). He is well known for bringing dignity, diligence, duty, and humbleness to the monarchy, evolving the image of the royals into something quite different from the reign of his grandparents and his father. He died the year after his silver jubilee, at the age of 71, after several bouts of bronchitis. (bio by: Alexis) 
 
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 Parents:
   Edward VII (1841 - 1910)
   Alexandra of Denmark (1844 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary of Teck (1867 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
   Edward VIII (1894 - 1972)*
   George VI (1895 - 1952)*
  Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Windsor Lascelles (1897 - 1965)*
  Henry William Frederick Albert Windsor (1900 - 1974)*
  Prince George (1902 - 1942)*
  John Charles Francis Windsor (1905 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Victor (1864 - 1892)*
   George V (1865 - 1936)
  Louise Victoria Alexandra Dagmar Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Duff, The Princess Royal (1867 - 1931)*
  Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868 - 1935)*
   Maud (1869 - 1938)*
  HRH Prince Alexander John Charles Albert Of Wales (1871 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St George's Chapel
Windsor
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough
Berkshire, England
Plot: Near West Door
 
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- Judith Thomas de Neville
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