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Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway

Royal Wedding Recollections – Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby & Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

On 25 August 2001, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway married Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby in Oslo Cathedral. They had met in 1999 through mutual friends but the match was not without controversy. Mette-Marit already had a four-year-old son named Marius from a previous relationship and she had reportedly used drugs and was a heavy partier. Haakon [read more]

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Beatrice of the United Kingdom

Royal Wedding Recollections – King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg

On 31 May 1906, Madrid lavishly celebrated a royal wedding. King Alfonso XIII of Spain, who had been born posthumously to King Alfonso XII of Spain and Maria Christina of Austria, was set the marry the beautiful 18-year-old Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. Victoria Eugenie was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria through her youngest daughter [read more]