Margrethe II of Denmark

Royal Wedding Recollections – Princess Margrethe of Denmark & Henri de Laborde de Monpezat

On 10 June 1967, the heiress presumptive to the Danish throne Princess Margrethe married the French diplomat Henri de Laborde de Monpezat at the Holmen Church in Copenhagen. Today would have been their Emerald wedding anniversary, but tragically Prince Henrik, as he was then known, passed away in 2018. So today, we take a look [read more]

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Margriet of the Netherlands

Royal Wedding Recollections – Princess Margriet of the Netherlands & Pieter van Vollenhoven

On 10 March 1965, the engagement between Princess Margriet, third daughter of then Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard, and Pieter van Vollenhoven was announced. They had met in 1963 while they were studying law. Pieter graduated in 1965, while Princess Margriet did not leave with a diploma. As the engagement was announced, Pieter was actually [read more]