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Re: Orthodox and Equal
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I mean to exclude cases where the Protestant partner converted to Orthodoxy: there are plenty of those. In fact, that actually was the most common Romanov marriage, ever since the Fundamental Laws were amended to require equality. There weren't many sovereign houses which were Orthodox, until the late 19th century, when you had homegrown dynasties like Serbia and Montenegro (native and upstart, with no previously genealogical ties to established dynasties).
Greece imported foreign dynasties to rule over her, and King George I was successful in producing heirs (raised Orthodox) to the throne, unlike his Wittelsbach predecessor.
If you consider equal the marriage between GDke Vladimir and Pss. Leonida Bagration.
Their daughter Maria married Pr.Franz Wilhelm of Prussia who did convert to the Orthodox faith.
Pss Anastasia of Montenegro married GDk.Nicholas Romanov
What marriages involving members of the Russian imperial family were to spouses who were both equally born and raised in the Orthodox faith (as opposed to Protestants who may or may not have converted to Orthodoxy)?
I believe that no fewer than three of the eight children born to King George I of the Hellenes and his queen consort (born Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia) -- one of their five sons and their two surviving daughters -- married Romanovs.
Princess Milika of Montenegro (second daughter of King Nikola) married Grand Duke Peter Nikolayevich of Russia; I'm not sure if the union of her sister Anastasia to his cousin (George, Duke of Leuchtenburg) would count, since her husband technically wasn't a Romanov ...
Princess Helen of Serbia (daughter of King Peter I Karageorgevich) married Prince Ioann Constantinovich of Russia
Are there additional examples?