Prince Michael of Kent married Baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz in Vienna.

Princess Michael of Kent is the wife of Prince Micheal, who is the first cousin of the Queen.

They are both grandchildren of King George V and Queen Mary.

To propose the Prince romantically had a ring made with a sentimental backstory.

Princess Michael of Kent wedding: Why marriage meant Prince was kick out of succession

It was crafted from a sapphire and diamond that both belonged to his mother Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark.

The pair married in Vienna on 30 June 1978, at a civil ceremony and the press where not invited.

However, there was a ball held after at which photographs were taken.

Princess Michael wore a pretty lace dress with bishop’s sleeves and a high neck.

She wore many strings of pearls around her neck and large diamond earrings.

One her head she wore the City of London diamond fringe tiara, which was given to Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

Their marriage was blessed in a Roman Catholic ceremony on 29 June 1983 after Pope John Paul II gave the couple permission.

The marriage saw Prince Michael of Kent kicked out of the line of succession as at that time anyone who married a Catholic was no longer allowed to inherit the throne.

However, he was reinstated after the Succession to the Crown Act 2013 changed this law.

Princess Michael was married before she wed Prince Michael.

She married English banker Thomas Troubridge in 1971. However, they split two years later.

Will Lady Gabriella Windsor be inspired by her mother and father’s wedding? It is thought Lady Gabriella’s wedding tiara might be the same as her mother’s.

Royal fans have speculated that the relative of the Queen might wear a tiara that has not been seen for many years, and the same one that her grandmother wore.

Gabriella could wear the Kent City of London Fringe.

However, it has also been suggested that she might wear the Kent Pearl Festoon Tiara, which her mother wore in the past.

It is a diamond tiara with pearls along the top and around the base.

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