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Re: Private manís daughter
You haven't answered my question.
Could a swedish royal (Bertil f.i.) marry a swedish baroness and remain in line to the throne succession or would she be considered a private man's daughter as she was a non-royal ?
Until the second marriage of crown prince Gustav Adolf to lady Louise Mountbatten the line was seen as having to marry a Royal. Lady Louise was technically in line of succession for the crown of the UK and a born princess of Battenberg. The marriages of King Carl Gustav and his uncle Bertil were both to foreign commoners.
Victoria and Carl Philip are the first two Swedish Royals to marry a Swedish commoner and retain their rights of succession under the new rules.
King Carl Gustaf could marry whomever he wanted. The restrictions didn't apply to the King.
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