Thursday, September 15, 2016

Astrid to marry Leopold?

September 15, 1926

Princess Astrid of Sweden and Crown Prince Leopold of Belgium are expected to announce their engagement next week, reports the Associated Press, which based its report on a dispatch from a Swedish newspaper, Dagens Nyheter.

According to the Dagens Nyheter, Crown Prince Leopold, the eldest son of King Albert and Queen Elisabeth.

The Grand Marshal of the Belgian court has officially pooh-poohed the report from Stockholm,  stating he was "unaware" of any engagement between Leopold and Princess Astrid.   He added that the Belgian press would be the first "to be informed of any such official news.

1 comment:

Diane Brown said...

Such a tragic end 😱