Mathilde of Belgium was member of the lowest, untitled ranks of nobility before her marriage.
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: I did'nt know the rules in Norway and
: Luxembourg were as explisit as in Sweden and
: had an clear requirement that the heir(s)
: could only marry other royals.
: Your examples of Belgian and Dutch heirs
: marriying nobles would not be "good
: enough" in Sweden. And another British
: royal to marry a commeoner in the 1960's was
: Princess Alexandra.
: Only if you draw the line between royals and
: Angus Ogilvy was the Earl of Airlie's 2nd
: If you see it that way, then Q.Mary, QEQM
: and Lady Diana Spencer were also commoners.
: Princess Margaret
: married one in the 1970's.
: Pss Margaret got married in 1960.
: Another member of the BRF who was dating a
: commoner and would probably marry her was
: Pr.William of Gloucester.
: Pss.Margriet of the Netherlands also married
: a commoner and retained her succession
: King Boris III of Bulgaria married a
: commoner but he was the head of the house
: and could marry whoever he wanted, just like
: Carl-Gustav after his grand-father's death.
: Pr.Vittorio Emanuelle's wedding to Miss
: Marina Doria still causes doubts.
: King Umberto did not allow the wedding nor
: did he attend but he never explicitely wrote
: off his son fron the succession, despite the
: Aosta's claim.
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