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Re: Older son-in-law
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King Edward I of England married Margaret of France as his second wife. She was the daughter of King Philippe III of France. King Edward I was born in 1239 and Philippe III was born in 1245 meaning Philippe had a son-in-Law older then he was.
This has probably happened quite frequently in European royal history -- especially in the past, when marriages were typically arranged for political reasons. So a princess might very well be married off extremely young to a man old enough to be her father, if not grandfather (Princess Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont married, as his second wife, King Willem III of the Netherlands, who was old enough to be her grandfather).
The result, then, was that a royal might very well have a son-in-law older than himself. Can anybody name examples of this happening?