• Short Summary

    A ROYAL OCCASION IN THE HAGUE TODAY (MONDAY). REPRESENTATIVE OF MANY OF EUROPE'S ROYAL FAMILIES?

  • Description

    A ROYAL OCCASION IN THE HAGUE TODAY (MONDAY). REPRESENTATIVE OF MANY OF EUROPE'S ROYAL FAMILIES ATTENDED THE WEDDING OF CHARLES VON HESSEN TO HUNGARIAN-BORN COUNTESS. YVONNE MARGIT SZAPARY.

    THE BRIDEGROOM HAS BLOOD TIES WITH THE ROYAL FAMILIES OF BOTH GREECE AND BRITAIN. AMONG THE GUESTS WERE KING CONSTANTINE AND QUEEN ANNE-MARIE OF GREECE, PRINCE PHILIP, HUSBAND OF QUEEN ELIZABETH, WHO IS THE BRIDEGROOM'S UNCLE, AND PRINCESSES IRENE AND SOPHIA, SISTERS OF GREECE'S KING CONSTANTINE.

    THE SERVICE WAS CONDUCTED IN GERMAN BY THE REV. K. GRABOWSKI, MINISTER OF THE VON HESSEN FAMILY IN KRONSBERG, WEST GERMANY.

    IT WAS A COLOURFUL CEREMONY WITH THE CHURCH DECORATED WITH POTTED PALMS AND BANKS OF RED DAHLIAS. THE BRIDE WORE A WHITE SATIN DRESS AND A TULLE VEIL TOPPED WITH A TIARRA. SHE CARRIED A POSY OF LILIES OF THE VALLEY AND WHITE ROSES.

    THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE IN THE REFORMED CHURCH OF ST. JACOB, THE BIGGEST CHURCH IN THE HAGUE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8H7GZTHZVWHSZC2USRIPXBBSY
    Media URN:
    VLVA8H7GZTHZVWHSZC2USRIPXBBSY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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