• Short Summary

    PRINCESS MARGRETHE OF DENMARK AND COUNT HENRI DE MONPEZAT MET TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE IT WAS LEARNED THAT THEY ARE TO BE MARRIED.

  • Description

    PRINCESS MARGRETHE OF DENMARK AND COUNT HENRI DE MONPEZAT MET TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE IT WAS LEARNED THAT THEY ARE TO BE MARRIED. THE 26 YEARS OLD PRINCESS, HEIRESS TO THE DANISH THRONE, WAS WAITING FOR COUNT HENRI WHEN HE ARRIVED AT COPENHAGEN AIRPORT FROM HOLIDAY IN NICE.

    BECAUSE IT WAS RAINING AT THE AIRPORT AND THERE WERE LARGE CROWDS PRINCESS MARGRETHE DECIDED TO CALL OFF A RECEPTION THAT HAD BEEN PLANNED. INSTEAD SHE AND THE COUNT HURRIED OFF AND DROVE AWAY IN HER CAR. COUNT HENRI, THIRD SECRETARY OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN LONDON, WAS THE PRINCESS' ESCORT AT A DINNER-DANCE ON THE EVENING OF HIS ARRIVAL.

    THEIR ENGAGEMENT DOES NOT BECOME OFFICIAL UNTIL AFTER A MEETING OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON 5TH OCTOBER. THE FIRST NEWS OF IT WAS RELEASED BY A NEWSPAPER. IT WAS AT FIRST DENIED BY THE PALACE BUT LATER CONFIRMED BY THE DANISH PRIME MINISTER JENS OTTO KRAG.

    THE COUPLE ARE EXPECTED ??? NEXT SPRING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEVL2KWWR6O5JNLVW01KV5XE96
    Media URN:
    VLVAEVL2KWWR6O5JNLVW01KV5XE96
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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