Friday, August 12, 2022

Princess Maria Laura of Belgium to marry on September 10


@Andrew Ferrer

Princess Maria Laura of Belgium will marry William Isvy on September 10.  The Roman Catholic ceremony will take place in the Cathedral of Saint Michael and Saint Gudula in Brussels.

The civil wedding will take at Brussel's City Hall at 11:00 a.m.   According to Belgian royal reporter, Wim Dehandschutter, the civil ceremony will be private.  Princesss Maria Laura's witnesses will be her two sisters, Princess Luisa Princess Laetitia.  William's brother and sister will be his witnesses.

The church wedding will start at 2:30 p.m.  There will be 500 guests, including the Belgian royal family, at the service, which include elements of the Jewish faith as Mr. Isvy is Jewish.

The 33-year-old Princess is the second of five children of Princess Astrid of Belgium and her husband, Archduke Lorenz of Austria.  Astrid's father, King Albert II issued a Royal Decree on November 10, 1995, creating Lorenz as Prince of Belgium.   

The Princess, who uses the name Laura, is the niece of King Philippe of the Belgians.

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 On January 31, the King approved the marriage, which allows the Princess, currently in 9th place in the line of succession, to remain in line to the throne.   Her children will also have succession rights, but they will not have any royal titles.

William and Princess Laura met in London where they live and work.  The Princess is not a working royal.   He is an analyst with Millenium Capital.  The princess works as a climate analyst with the Children's Investment Fund Foundation.


Andrea said...


Sherian said...

Best wishes for a happy and joyous life!