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Windsor

Windsor is a small town in Berkshire on the south-western outskirts of London. It is the location of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British royal family. The castle was originally established by King William I of England but has been substantially altered and added to over the centuries.

The town is administered by the Windsor and Maidenhead[?] unitary authority.

Windsor was adopted as the official surname of the British monarch during World War I (See House of Windsor).


Windsor is also the name of several places in British-settled countries:

   



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