Royal Wedding in Straubing

A big Royal Wedding took placen in Straubing on 26.07.2014 when Prince François of Orleans married Theresa von Einsiedel at the Basilica St. Jacob there. The groom is the younger son of Prince Michel of France, Count of Evreux and his wife Beatrice and a descendant of the last French King Louis Philippe. The bride is one of the 7 daughters of Curt Hildebrand von Einsiedel and his wife Amelie, née Fürstin of Urach. Through her mother she has an interesting ancestry who is going back to the Houses Württemberg, Bavaria, Thurn and Taxis, Austria, Luxembourg and many more.
The couple met several years ago at a Ball organized by the groom’s cousin Princess Marie of Liechtenstein, née Princess of France. In January 2014 the Engagement was published.  The civil marriage took place on Friday 25.07. in Sünching. In the evening the Wedding festivities contnued with an Flamenco inspired Party. The religious Wedding Servioce took place on 26.07. at 12h00 at the Basilica St. Jakob in Straubing which a favourite Church of the birde. For the religious Wedding the bride wore a gown designed by Brian Rennie for Basler with a removable Train. In it embrodery there is discret included a fleur-del-lys. The Tiara the bride whore is borrowed from her mother asnd as the central Stone was chaned to a sapphire she wore not only something borrowed but also something blue.
The Witnesses for the Wedding:
Prince Henry de Merode
Sol Medina Orléans-Braganca
Count Alexander of Strassoldo
Viktoria von Einsiedel
Count Johann Friedrich von der Schulenberg
Franziska Praxl
Among the Minstrants for the Service which was lead by Pater Jaroslav of Lobkowicz were the grooms nephew’s Gaspard Crépy and Diego Dailly.
The flowerchildren were the nephwes and nieces of the bridal couple: Magdalena von Eichborn, Augustin Crépy, Eleonore Crépy, Almudena Dailly, Gaetano Dailly and Princess Isabelle of Orléans.
When the bride arrived at the Church accompanied by her parents she unfotunately went fast in through an back entrace so once could hardly see here.  After the Service which last for about 80 min. however the Couple came out through the Main entrance where the happily posed for the photographers and kissed each other several times. After a while an old VW-Käfer came there and both got in it. Also in the it the posed for the photographers before the finally drove away to the Schönach Castles, the home of the brides Family. There the reception after the Wedding took place followed by a big Ball in the evening.
Among the guests:
Prince Michel and Princess Beatrice of France, Count and Countess of Evreux
Prince Charles-Philippe and Princess Diane of Orléans, Duke and Duchess of Anjou, Duchess of Cadaval
Princess Clotilde of Orléans and Edouard Crépy
Princess Adelaide of Orléans and Pierre-Louis Dailly
Prince Gundakar and Pricness Marie of Liechtenstein, né Princess of France
Countess Isabelle of Schönborn-Buchheim, née Princess of France and Count Friedrich Karl of Schönborn-Buchheim
Count Vincenz and Countess Katharina of Schönborn-Buchheim
Count Melchior and Countess Bernadette of Schönborn-Buchheim
Countess Héléne of of Limburg-Stirum,née Princess of France
Count Louis and Countess Belén of Limburg-Stirum
Countess Inés of Limburg-Stirum
Archduke Simeon and Arduchess Maria of Austria
Duke Wilhelm Albert and Duchess Karen of Urach
Fürst Karl Philipp of Urach
Fürstin Alexandra of Urach
Fürstin Louisa of Urach
Fürst Inigio and Fürstin Danielle of Urach
Fürst Eberhard of Urach
Fürstin Amelie of Urach
Fürst Max of Urach
Fürstin Gloria of Thurn and Taxis
Prince Fritz and Princess Beatrix of Thurn and Taixs
Princess Maria Laura of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este
Prince Jean-Christophe Napolen
Grand Duke Georgi of Russia
Princess Benigna Reuß and Oscar de Ascoz y Plauen
Count Raimund and Countess Isabelle of Erbach-Fürstenau
Princess Maria Annuniziata of Liechtenstein

My Pictures from the Wedding

The photos are copyrighted and not to be used without my permisson


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