Re: Marriages of "Grand-heirs"
Posted by Gary on 18/11/2010, 12:15:47, in reply to "Re: Marriages of "Grand-heirs""
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: I'll just chip in with my little contribution
: here: yes, you may safely remove the
: question mark as far as Norway is concerned.
: No "grand-heir" has been married
: since the advent of the current Norwegian
: royal family in 1905.
Thanks, that's what I thought.
: (And just one tiny correction for Denmark:
: the Prince Christian who married Alexandrine
: of Mecklenburg-Schwerin later became King
: Christian X, not IX )
Oh goodness, yes. Thanks for the correction!
: --Previous Message--
: The recent announcement from the UK has me
: wondering: It is fairly uncommon for the
: heir apparent to the heir apparent to a
: European monarch to wed. When was the last
: one from each monarchy?
: The following are just off the top of my
: head, so please correct and add as
: UK: George Duke of York and May of Teck
: Sweden: Prince Gustaf Adolf and Sybilla of
: Norway: None since 1905?
: Denmark: Prince Christian (IX) and
: Alexandrine of Mecklenburg
: Spain: None at least since at least early
: 19th century
: Belgium: Ever?
: Netherlands: Willem (III) and Sophia of
: Luxembourg: Henri & Maria Teresa would
: have made it if Charlotte had not abdicated,
: but she did.
: Monaco: None since liberation from
: Liechtenstein: ??