22. "RE: (OWaW) New Witch Profiles"
In response to message #19
>>Thought it might be Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (or the Strike Witches >>equivalent) considering there's no WWI to drive changing the name. > >Hmm, that hadn't occurred to me; I had forgotten that that was the >reason for changing the name of the house. On the other hand, if >she's trying to be non-ostentatious, signing the personnel book as >"Elizabeth A.M. Saxe-Coburg-Gotha" doesn't really do that. :)
This is very true, though it beats signing in as "Prince Louis of Battenberg" everywhere. ;)
(Been reading a lot of WWI history lately.)
> So >maybe "Windsor" is in fact her coinage in that universe, chosen >off the cuff as her joinin'-the-RAF alias. (Joking about it with >friends later, she notes that she had her pick of the various royal >residences, and could just as easily have punted and become Elizabeth >Hamptoncourt. :)
By such things is history made. :)
-- Mr. Fnord "I might have chosen Marlborough, but decided against it. The Prime Minister would have been utterly insufferable had I done so."