Thursday, November 15, 2012

Grand Duke Michael's daughter marries Prince George of Battenberg

Marlene A Eilers Koenig Collection
November 15, 1916

Countess Nadejda de Torby, younger daughter of Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovitch of Russia and Countess Sophie de Torby was married today to Prince George of Battenberg, reports the New York Times.

The marriage was "witnessed" by King George V, Queen Mary, Queen Mother Alexandra and other members of the royal family.

The couple were married according to the rites of the Anglican Church and the Russian Orthodox church.

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