During the Middle Ages, the Chinese enjoyed a higher standard of living than almost any other contemporary nation. This high standard of living was made possible by their stable civilization, which for the most part had remained unbroken for centuries. While Europe was amid dark times, poverty, war and disease, China was flourishing, producing new art, science, and literary works.
No birds soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
Britain''s present royal family was originally named Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. The name was changed in 1917, during WW1.