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Re: Countess Cecilia Bernadotte
Kaiser Wilhelm II had already decided that nobility was good enough to make a marriage dynastic so i don't see why a marriage to countess Cecilia Bernadotte would not have been accepted.
Noticed to my surprise in the book "Lennart, der König vom Bodensee" a picture of 1962 mentioning Countess Cecilia Bernadotte and her boyfriend Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia.
Of course, both were only 18 years old, but still when there has been a romance would Prince Louis Ferdinand sr. have accepted a dynastic marriage?
I doubt it, because Cecilia was born out of a morganatic marriage, but having the title of "countess". Guess this is different with the dynastic accepted daughters-in-law of Louis Ferdinand sr., Countess Donata zu Castell-Rüdenhausen and Countess Nina zu Reventlow, respectively later the wives of Prince Louis Ferdinand and Prince Christian Sigismund.
According to the pictures and the text in the book, the children of Prince Louis Ferdinand sr. and Princess Kira spent holidays at the Bodensee in the company of the four eldest children of former Prince Lennart of Sweden. By the way, later on, Count Jan Bernadotte, Cecilia's brother, married as his sixth wife Christiane Grandmontagne, the ex-girlfriend of Prince Christian Sigismund of Prussia, by whom she had a natural daughter Isabelle of Prussia in the 1960's.