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Re: Audience with the Pope
I had forgotten that! Yes, through Princess Elizabeth of Greece, Archduchess Sophie's grandmother. Thank you for the reminder.
Archduchess Sophie of Austria, wife of Prince Mariano Hugo of Windisch-Grätz, is a descendant of King Christian IX of Denmark through his second son, King George I of the Hellenes.
Thank you for the two videos, Stig. Yes, I could see Prince Mariano Hugo twice in the first video -- he and the Crown Princess seemed to be having an enjoyable chat at the end of the video, both smiling widely.
I believe I see Mariano Hugo, Prince of Windisch-Graetz, husband of Archduchess Sophie, hidden partly behind Crown Princess Mary in the last photo. He is a Papal Gentleman.
You are right. He is better seen in this video:
While in Rome, the Crown Prince and Crown Princess also met with the Duke and Duchess of Castro, Carlo and Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies - as seen in the end of this video: