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Re: Prince Philip
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Posted by José on 24/11/2021, 13:16:37, in reply to "Prince Philip
He was part of the Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg RF, a branch of the Oldenburg family, of german origins.
All of his mother's grand-parents were germans (including Alice of UK, daughter of Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha).
All of his sisters married german princes.
Another one was Philip of Greece ;
He was not the ideal son-in-law for K.George VI and Q.Elizabeth.
So soon after the end of WW2, he was too german in his origins and had that "uncomfortable" family with so many members or sympathizers of the Nazi party.
Luckily, Uncle Dickie came in his rescue, washing the rotten part of his bio, the family was ostracized and Lilibeth showed her stubborness.
In what way was Prince Philip "too German"?