Historical Royal Weddings (May 2010 Informal Poll)
Welcome to the
May 2010 Informal POM poll
Historical Royal Weddings!
The pictures in this poll show the informal side of royalty. It will close on 4 July 2010. During this time, we ask that NO ONE STATE WHOM THEY'VE VOTED FOR so as not to influence other members as they make their choices. After the poll closes, you can discuss as much as you'd like about which image you voted for and why.[/CENTER]
This month, our Picture of the Month representatives had help in selecting their images with a small committee of their choosing. Below, you can see each royal house's representative (in bold) followed by their chosen committee members.
stephanievl - LadyLeana, Marengo
Humera - Warren
Princess Robijn - Jessrulz, Madame Royale
Dragonsfire8 - Al_bina, kkgg101
Humera - Little_star, salma
Jessrulz - grim_lady, kyansaunt20
Iceflower - radker18,
Her_Majesty - Maura724
Paty - Ladejesus, Mari_*
Iceflower - HRH Kerry
Princess Maxima - Marengo, Lucien
If you have any ideas or suggestions for future polls you can post them there or contact LadyK.
Please note that the links in the above poll have been posted in random order and do not reflect the opinions of the moderating team.
Enjoy and have fun! :flowers:
Source: Public Domain
Queen Elisabeth in her wedding dress the day of her mariage with king Albert I on Oktober 2, 1900.
Source: Gunn & Stuart, London, Det kongelige hoffs fotoarkiv
King Haakon and Queen Maud at Buckingham Palace November 22nd 1896.
C. The Netherlands
Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands married Duke Heinrich ogf Mecklenburg-Schwerin in the Grote Kerk of The Hague, february 1901.
Source: Scanpix via Kronprinsparret.dk
Wedding of HRH Prince Christian, later HM King Christian X of Denmark, and HH Duchess Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. They married on April 26, 1898.
The wedding of Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973), later Gustav VI, King of Sweden (1950-1973) and Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920) at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, Great Britain on June 15, 1905.
Royal Wedding of King Alfonso XII and the British born Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. The Wedding took place on May 31th 1906 at San Jeronimo El Real Church in Madrid.
The wedding of Princess Charlotte of Monaco (1898–1977) and Count Pierre de Polignac of Guidel, Morbihan, Brittany, France (1895–1964) on March 19, 1920 in Monaco.
Queen Elisabeth of Belgium looks like a ghost in that picture.
The winners are: :flowers:
3) The Netherlands
Just a little correction: the picture of Spain Royal wedding was labelled as "Alfonso XII marrying Victporia Eugenia of Battenberg". It was Alfonso XIII who married Victoria Eugenia, nicknamed "Ena". Alfonso XII married twice: the first time with her deep love Princess Maria de las Mercedes of Montpensier; when he was widow of her, he married Maria Cristina of Habsburg. Future Alfonso XIII was their son. :smile:
Yes! I agree! The pic is a little creepy for my taste. :biggrin:
Yeah that 1st pic is very scary.
I love the Spanish and Swedish royal weddings in this poll.
This may have been posted previously, but I was interested in which rings were most admired?
Royal Engagement Rings: A Look Back - AisleDash
(I would probably choose something like Sophie's, although I think Diana's sapphire ring is impossible to overlook!)
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