BELGIUM: The Wedding of a King

It was the biggest royal wedding Europe had seen since Britain's Elizabeth married the nephew of Constantine, onetime King of Greece. On hand in white tie and diamonds were five kings, four queens and 46 princes and princesses. "Like the old fairy tales," gushed a U.S. newshen. There were monarchs from the egalitarian kingdoms of Norway and The Netherlands, and out-of-season princelings and grand dukes from the royal boneyards of Lisbon and Estoril. From Britain came Princess Margaret and her commoner husband, Antony Armstrong-Jones; Tony wore elevator shoes to make himself taller than she is, and drew more cheers...

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