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Re: Older son-in-law
User logged in as William F
One more I found. Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II was the father of Archduchess Anna of Austria who became the 4th wife of King Felipe II of Spain (she was his niece) and Felipe II was two months older than his father-in-law.
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?