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Re: Coburg vs. Mountbatten
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Elizabeth issued a statement (LP?) a few years after her accession saying that the House would be Windsor but the family would be Mountbatten-Windsor. I believe Anne's marriage certificate said M-W.
With the assession of Charles to the throne of the UK, the Mountbattens now take precedence over the Windsors (Coburgs)? Wasn't that a given the moment that Elizabeth said " I do" to Philip at the moment of their marriage? Do Charles and his siblings have a choice of family names to use when giving their signature?