: There was the famous 2 members-club formed by
: Henri and Bernhard of Lippe who alledgedely
: welcomed and "showed the ropes" to
: Claus v.Amsberg.
: Henri was the last surviving member...
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: With his eccentric personality, was Henrik
: even close to members of the other royal
: families? Did he cultivate friendships with
: Constantine, Harald, or Carl Gustaf? Or was
: everything just mere pleasantries and
: cordiality for him during his half-century
: of marriage to Margrethe?
: It's difficult to tell how close he was to
: the people you mention. When it comes to
: foreign royals and nobles, I think most of
: his friends came from Germany, Belgium,
: France and Italy.
: If you are suggesting that his 'eccentric
: personality' made it difficult for him to
: bond with others, then it's wrong. He had a
: wide circle of friends who all describe him
: as loyal and attentive, which goes hand in
: hand with Henrik's altruistic approach to
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