Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Royal wedding: Croy-Bavaria

Marlene A. Eilers Koenig collection
June 18, 1953

Hereditary Prince Karl of Croy and Princess Gabriele of Bavaria were married today by Josef Cardinal Wendel, Archbishop of Munich, reports the New York Times.

Prince Karl is the son of the Duke of Croy and his first wife, American Nancy Leishman, who lives in Paris.   Princess Gabriele is the daughter of former Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and his second wife, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, a younger sister of Grand Duchess Charlotte.

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