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Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria
Posted by Jand on 9/1/2015, 4:05:31User logged in as JanEl
I read in MAJESTY magazine that his family disapproved of his first marriage, to Duchess Marie Gabriele of Bavaria. Does anybody know why? It surely could not have been because of her status. After all, the ducal branch of the House of Wittelsbach was dynastic, not morganatic. Therefore, she was of *equal* birth to her husband -- just like like his second wife (Princess Antoinette of Luxembourg). If nothing else, she had an aunt from the same branch who became the Empress of Austria-Hungary ...