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Marengo 12-23-2008 12:41 PM

Crown Prince Olav of Norway and Princess Märtha of Sweden - 1929
On 21 March 1929 Crown Prince Olav of Norway married his 1st cousin, Princess Märtha of Sweden. The couple married in Oslo:

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Marengo 12-23-2008 12:43 PM

Engagement photo:

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a clip of the wedding:

Wedding of Prince Olaf to Princess Martha of Sweden

Marengo 12-23-2008 12:44 PM

From Time magazine:


Royal Wedding

Monday, Mar. 25, 1929

Gamle Oslo. Until last week no royal marriage had taken place in Oslo since the 16th Century, when King James VI of Scotland there espoused Princess Anne of Denmark and Norway in 1589. Historic Gamle† Oslo was founded by potent Harold Haardraada about 1050, and petite Princess Martha comes to reign—eventually—over a proud little city which was already old when her own rich and extensive Stockholm was founded upon mud flats and granite in 1255 by Birger, Jarl (Earl) of Bjelbo. Last week, on the very site of the Jarl's first great hall, in a palace blazing with made-in-Sweden light bulbs, the preliminary, pre-nuptial ball was given by Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden. Over from Oslo for this event dashed Norway's spruce Crown Prince Olaf. This time he came openly and gaily, not as he clandestinely used to come (while courting Princess Martha) with his hat turned down, his coat turned up, and his eyes masked behind a skier's blue snow-goggles.
Read the entire article here.

Her_Majesty 03-25-2009 04:04 PM

80 years since the wedding
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fairy tale 06-21-2013 03:03 PM

nice picture with bridesmaids and best man

USCtrojan 06-21-2013 03:08 PM


Originally Posted by fairy tale (Post 1566866)
nice picture with bridesmaids and best man

Look at the flowers on that dress! I love how she pretty much has bouquets of flowers popping up on her train... Love this!

CyrilVladisla 11-22-2017 08:04 PM

The church was decorated with flowers of different shades of white. These included azaleas, lilacs, hydrangeas, and white lilies.

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