Wedding of Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, 1951

The Hereditary Prince of Hanover, Prince Ernest August, is getting married this week in (you guessed it-) Hanover. In honour of the occasion, we are featuring the wedding of his grandparents in 1951-

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Prince Ernest Augustus married Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg in a civil ceremony at Schloss Marienburg (where their grandson will have his reception) on August 31st, and in a religious ceremony a few days later. Among the guests was Queen Frederica of Greece nee Princess of Hanover, an aunt of the groom.

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