Marriages between members of of mediatized houses and reigning houses were not entirely unknown in the first half of the nineteenth century. Most notably Princess Adelheid of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg married Miguel, Infant of Portugal, Duque de Braganza.
Hugo, Fürst zu Fst zu Windisch-Grätz married Luise, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Various Stolberg princesses married Reuss princes and another married the reigning Prince of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt.
Hermann, Fürst zu Wied, married Marie of Nassau, while Ernst, Fürst zu Leiningen-Dagsburg-Hartenburg married Princess Marie Amelie of Baden.
Princess Helene of Hohenlohe-Langenburg married Eugen, Duke of Württemberg.
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