Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Royals are beginning to arrive for wedding

January 8, 1934

Guests have begun to arrive in Munich for the wedding of Count Carl Theodor zu Toerring-Jettenbach to Princess Elisabeth of Greece, reports the Associated Press.

King George II of the Hellenes, "with his entourage," was among the "early arrivals.  The former German Crown Prince and Crown Princess are also expected to attend the wedding.

Princess Elisabeth is the middle daughter of Prince and Princess Nicholas of Greece.  Her older sister, Olga, is the wife of Prince Paul of Yugoslavia.   Her younger sister, Princess Marina, is unmarried.

The civil marriage will take place tomorrow in Munich, and the religious service is scheduled for January 10 at Schloss Seefeld.

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