Friday, March 25, 2011

A son for the Duchess of Brunswick

The Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg gave birth to a son this afternoon, according to a dispatch from Brunswick and received by Reuters "by way of Amsterdam," reports the New York Times.

This is the second son for the ducal couple.  The Duchess is the former Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia, only daughter of Kaiser Wilhelm II.  She married Prince Ernst August of Hanover on May 24, 1913.  Their first son, Prince Ernst August, was born on March 18, 1914.  

The names of the infant prince were not announced.

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