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Re: This is the problem with counter-factuals
Martin, with all due respect, I am wondering whether you might be mixing this up with the situation when Prince Georg of Denmark (the elder son of Prince Axel, and elder brother of Count Flemming of Rosenborg) was going to marry Anne Bowes-Lyon, the niece of Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), and Frederik IX was trying to decide whether to recognise the marriage as equal. Reportedly, George VI then made a pointed remark, saying that if a Bowes-Lyon was good enough for him, a Bowes-Lyon should be good enough for a Danish prince as well...
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: Im not sure the Belgian and Dutch examples
: would not have been good enough for Sweden
: in the sixties. They already accepted Lady
: Louise Mountbatten decades before.
: Unfortunately no Swedish prince married a
: foreign noble lady in that decade.
: I rember reading that some felt that the
: rules were streached, but given her royal
: rooths and the fact that another
: Mountbatten (by choice) was good enough for
: the future British Queen, she was accepted.
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