Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith
This four-part series looks at five generations of England's House of Windsor, which has introduced the world to such intriguing monarchs as King George V and Edward VIII, both of whom are profiled in this episode. As history reveals, the latter man stunned the world when he abdicated the throne to marry Wallis Simpson. One segment reviews why this royal family changed its name during World War I. Archival footage and interviews with historians and others bring the Windsor family's lives into focus.
Britain, family, monarch, royalty