Windsor Castle

King George V continued the process of gradual modernization of the castle.

An excerpt from the article 36 facts about Windsor Castle

He was helped in this by his wife, Queen Mary, who was mainly interested in furniture and decorations and purchased many new works of art with which she furnished the staterooms.

Queen Mary was a lover of everything miniature. A famous doll's house was created for her, designed by the architect Edwin Lutyens and furnished by leading craftsmen and designers of the 1930s.

King George was interested in maintaining a high standard of court life at Windsor Castle. He adopted the motto that everything should be the best. The castle had a large staff - about 660 servants worked there at that time.