Thursday, March 11, 2010

Prince Wilhelm to marry

March 11, 1880

Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, the eldest son of the Crown Prince and Princess of Prussia, "will shortly become betrothed" to Princess Karoline Mathilde, daughter of the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, according to "well-informed circles" in Berlin, the Chicago Daily Tribune reports.
Wilhelm is the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria. Princess Karoline Mathilde is a granddaughter of Queen Victoria's elder half-sister, Princess Feodore, the Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.

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