Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Princess Tatiana weds her prince

September 6, 1911


Princess Tatiana Constantinova, daughter of Grand Duke Constantine Constantovitch of Russia, was married today at St. Petersburg to Prince Constantine Bagration-Mukhransky, "a cornet in the Horse Guards," reports the New York Times.

Emperor Nicholas II gave his blessing to the couple.   

In the Russian Parliament, the Duma, there is a bill to appropriate $500,000 for Prince Constantine's benefit.  His ancestors left "unliquidated claims against the Russian Treasury for surrendering the throne of a minor Caucasian principality."

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