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Old 05-29-2005, 10:58 PM
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Princess Christina of the Netherlands and Jorge Guillermo - 1975

On February 14th 1975, Christina and Jorge returned to the Netherlands to announce their engagement at a press conference.
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Old 05-29-2005, 11:01 PM
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They were married on June 28, 1975.
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Old 05-29-2005, 11:05 PM
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Old 05-30-2005, 08:48 AM
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Thanks for the pictures Mandy! :)

That is quite the outfit Queen Juliana is sporting at her daught'ers wedding. It reminds me a bit of a theatrical costume.
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Yes, it is rather flamboyant!

I assume Princess Christina was wearing a dress without a long veil and train because of her bad eyesight - less chance of tripping over the wedding dress if there isn't a whole lot of spare fabric dragging around her feet.
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I thought her wedding dress was very dated.And a matching purse!?
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I like the date that Princess Christina and Jorge selected for their wedding day: June 28th.
With a later day in the month, theirs was a true June summer wedding.
June is a grand month for a wedding!
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What church did Princess Christina and Jorge Guillermo get married in?
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What church did Princess Christina and Jorge Guillermo get married in?
It was the Cathedral of St Martin in Utrecht.

Here is a link to a video of the wedding: -

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Thanks Jacknch for some reason I thought they were married in the Hague.
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The St. Martinuskerk is just a small church btw. It is an unremarkable neo-something building from the late 19th century. Many catholic churches were build in that period as before +/- 1850 the catholics were not allowed to worship too openly. Due to lack of church attendence the church has been converted into appartments in the 80-ties.

I suppose they picked the Martinuskerk as it is close to Soestdijk Palace. Traditionally all Orange-Nassau marriages were in The Hague, but Christina lost her succession right due to the marriage, so wedding was scaled down.
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