: Add to that the fact that his second
: marriage was seen as a betrayal of the
: worshipped Queen Astrid who died a few years
: before and he was the first Belgian Royal to
: marry a commoner, the manner the marriage
: took place and the fact that the king had
: already gone against the government's wishes
: by not going into exile but staying in
: Belgium and you have the mix that in the end
: cost Leopold III his throne.
Did the King have the oportunity to leave Belgium before the german invasion ?
I often think why Leopold was so criticized for remanining in Belgium while Christian X of Dk was so popular because he stayed at home (unlike the NL, Norway or Lux sovereigns) and shared the people's drama of the occupation.
Did Leopold really had the chance to escape abroad ?
Was the decision of remaining a consensual choice among the RF ?
Q.Elisabeth ? Pr. Charles ?
I understand Pr.Charles was the more anglophile of the family...
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