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Pre-World War I standards
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Both married as heads of houses, one even having been enthroned early in life. However, neither wife would qualify as dynastically acceptable, according to the standards of European royal marriages prior to World War I -- whatever the official house laws of their respective dynasties stated.
Of course, as in the case of the Duke of Braganza (who also approved his own marriage), I realize that the unions are dynastic, in that they obviously received consent. It's just that in earlier history, when their houses reigned, had they been only heirs to thrones, they would have had to request consent from the enthroned sovereigns. And it's highly unlikely that the reigning monarchs of Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, or Portugal would have approved the unions of their royal princes and brides who didn't even come from mediatized houses.
Would king Simeon of Bulgaria fit your box ?
Or the 2nd marriage of Pr, Alexander of Yu ?
As for Prince Leka of Albania hjis engagement was announced when his father was still alive so it could be that the marriage was already approved by then.
But his fater married as pretender.
Another example is Fürst Alexdander zu Schaumburg-Lippe who married for the second time after he had succeeded his fater as the Head of the House. I herard somewhere that a Family council approved the marriage.
And Archduke Sigismind of Austtria-Tuscany was already the head of the Tuscany line when he married in 1999 because his father had renounced his position at his second morgantaic marriage.
And Prince Jean Christophe Napoleon who married last yerar was also the head of the Bonaparte Family when he married last year.
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