The British Royal Family
Although they have no real power, the British royal family are still very important to the British people. In many ways they represent everything that is traditionally British. However, their different roles and positions can appear complicated and confusing.
To help make it clearer for you, simply click on the links below to get to the different sections:
Which countries is the Queen head of?
Technically, the Queen is monarch for not only the United Kingdom, but for countries all over the world that are part of the Commonwealth (including Australia, Canada and parts of the Caribbean).
What is the royal family’s surname?
Their surname is Windsor. It has been ever since 1917 when it was changed from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha which was deemed too German a name when World War I began.