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I think the old man in the red uniform is Martha's father Prince Carl. The boy in the middle has a priceless expression, though I don't know who he is.
I think it is the youngest son of Princess Margretha of Denmark, nee Sweden, Prince Flemming?
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Old 01-28-2006, 12:09 PM
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Ah, so King Olav was quite the ladies man in his golden years. Here I was thinking he was burning a torch for his late wife, Crown Princess Martha.
According to King Olav, in various biographies, and what his children report, it was only Crown Princess Märtha in his life.
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I think it is the youngest son of Princess Margretha of Denmark, nee Sweden, Prince Flemming?
Indeed. Georg was the oldest, and Flemming was the youngest. Flemming of Rosenborg was best man at Harald and Sonja's wedding.
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what determines whether to wear the sashes or not. both men and women wore them at PF and PM wedding, not everyone did at PJ and PA wedding and in earlier pictures no one but the men are wearing them. sorry if its a stupid question
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Old 01-28-2006, 01:21 PM
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thank for all the great pictures everyone
who is the good looking man between PH and QM in post 39 in the last picture. thanks again for the pics
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Old 01-28-2006, 03:55 PM
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Thanks, do you know if this picture is taken in England and on what occassion? One of the Ascot races?
No Marengo, sorry, I couldn't translate what the picture says just the names of the royals. I happen to love old pictures and yourself?.
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Grand Duke Henri's Accession Celebration
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Old 01-28-2006, 04:39 PM
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thank for all the great pictures everyone
who is the good looking man between PH and QM in post 39 in the last picture. thanks again for the pics
Prince Nicolaus of Greece...
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Old 01-28-2006, 04:40 PM
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No Marengo, sorry, I couldn't translate what the picture says just the names of the royals. I happen to love old pictures and yourself?.
Me to! I bought several picture books with royals in it, the 'royaly after/between/before the wars' series, 'the camera and the tsars', a greek book about their RF (in greek) and more (expensive hobby btw).
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9th March 1863: The Danish and British royal families at Windsor, the day before the wedding of Prince Edward and Princess Alexandra. The guests are Prince Christian (later King Christian IX of Denmark), Princess Louise of Denmark (later Louise of Hesse-Cassell), Prince Frederick (later King Frederick VIII of Denmark), the Crown Prince of Prussia (later Frederick III of Prussia), Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse-Darmstadt, Prince Louis (later Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt), Princess Helena (later Princess of Schleswig-Holstein), Princess Alexandra, Prince Edward (later Edward VII), Princess Victoria of Prussia, Prince Georg (later King George I of Greece), Princess Dagmar of Denmark (later Marie Fyodorovna, Tsarina of Russia) and Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll.

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circa 1920: Christian X of Denmark and King Haakon VII of Norway join Gustav V of Sweden (1858 - 1950) and the Finnish President at the royal palace in Stockholm to discuss the Russo-Finnish question.

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1894: Queen Victoria (1819 - 1901) sits amongst some of her relatives. Amongst them are the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of Connaught, Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859 - 1941) (and his mother Victoria) of Germany, the Tsarina of Russia, Prince Edward (1841 - 1910), Tsar Nicholas II (1868 - 1918) of Russia. Most of her children and grandchildren have married into nearly all of the Royal houses of Europe.

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Prince Henry of Battenberg; Prince Philip of Coburg; King Ferdinand of Romania; Prince Henry of Prussia.

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I love the picture of the Windsors together, are there any more like this one?
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Prince Henry of Battenberg; Prince Philip of Coburg; King Ferdinand of Romania; Prince Henry of Prussia.

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Was Prince Henry of Battenberg Queen Ena's father?
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Was Prince Henry of Battenberg Queen Ena's father?
Yes. Her mother was Princess Beatrice who escaped Queen Victoria's maternal domination by marrying Prince Henry of Battenberg, but only on the condition that she and her new husband remain close by. They are the great-grandparents of King Juan Carlos.
Here's a pic of their wedding, courtesy of Getty Images.

Princess Beatrice & Prince Henry of Battenberg Wedding 1885
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Why the British Royal family is never in weddings and other celebrations?
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Who are the couple next to Prince Felipe in the back row?
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Hereditairy Prince Alois of Liechtenstein and his wife, Hereditairy Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein, born Princess of - and Duchess in Bavaria.
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Hereditairy Prince Alois of Liechtenstein and his wife, Hereditairy Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein, born Princess of - and Duchess in Bavaria.
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