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Old 12-23-2008, 09:04 AM
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Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece & Denmark - 1934

On 29 November 1934 princess Marina of Greece & Denmark, daughter of Prince Nicolaus of Greece and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia married the youngest son of King George V, the Duke of Kent:



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Old 12-23-2008, 09:36 AM
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Old 12-23-2008, 11:00 PM
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That was a stunning wedding dress - such simplicity but still appropriate for a royal wedding. Edward Molyneux really did her proud with that design. I'm glad she broke with tradition and wore a classic-looking tiara with that dress rather than having a head full of flowers.
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Marengo ,
On the last group picture item 4 , I recognise TMM the King and Queen Mary of GB , but do you know the name of the others ?? hot thanks
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Old 12-24-2008, 08:19 AM
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Source: the Silver Jubilee Book
Includes the marriage certificate and one picture taken during the honeymoon
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I have read in several books that Marina had a bit of a limp. Was that a condition? She was very beautiful and she and George made a very handsome couple.
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Old 12-24-2008, 03:17 PM
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Thanks for photos!
It is the wedding of Prince Michael's parents, isn't it? I agree with Elspeth about the dress.
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She was a very elegant lady. Princess Alexandra now looks so much like her mother.
Who among her children inherited the tiara?
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Prince Michael inherited the fringe tiara; I think Princess Michael has worn it from time to time.
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Old 12-24-2008, 05:14 PM
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Prince Michael inherited the fringe tiara; I think Princess Michael has worn it from time to time.
Thank you Elspeth. It seems that almost every royal house either inherited or bought the same style tiaras. I am not sure but suspect they came with the G Duchesses who came from the Romanoff clan.
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On the last group picture item 4 , I recognise TMM the King and Queen Mary of GB , but do you know the name of the others ?? hot thanks
I believe the lady on the left is princess Olga of Yugoslavia, sister of Marina. Next to her Queen Maud of Norway and next to her Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna, mother of Marina. The lady on the 2nd row could be princess Victoria of the UK (Toria), sister of king George V and Queen Maud.
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The man next to Queen Mary looks like King Christian of Denmark. One of the men behind him, looks like Crown Prince Olav of Norway, but it's difficult to tell because of the size of the picture.
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Two more pictures, the couple with bridesmaids:



from l. to r.: Princess Catherine of Greece, Lady Iris Mountbatten, the Prince of Wales, Princess Eugénie of Greece, the bridal couple, Princess Kira of Russia, the Duke of York, Princess Irene of Greece and Crown Princess Juliana of the Netherlands. In front, lady May Cambridge (future Duchess of Beaufort) and Princess Elizabeth of York.

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Thanks again Elsa! I think this must be the first time I saw somebody actually wave with a handkerchief.
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what was the tiara called?
it is really beautiful and the dress is absolutely stunning
we should have dresses like that one on Marina in this day
and age.
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I don't know how the tiara is called but it is now owned by prince Michael of Kent and worn by his wife, as you can see here. I believe Pss. Marina inherited this fringe tiara from her mother, Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia, who wears it here.
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Beautiful I Herd them speak on youtube for the first time yesterday not what I Expected
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