Tuesday, January 10, 2012

An annulment for Princess Radziwill

January 10, 1922

The Sacred Rota Tribunal has annulled the marriage of Prince Radziwill and his American-wife, Dorothy Deacon, according to the New York Times.

The announcement was made by the Prince's mother, Princess Radziwill.

Miss Dorothy Deacon was the daughter of the late Edward Parker Deacon of Boston.  She was a "noted for her beauty," and was prominent in London and Paris society.   The princess has sought the annulment of her marriage "on the ground that she had not entered voluntarily into that state."

Her sister, Gladys Deacon, was married to the Duke of Marlborough hast June.

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