When Prince Carl Philip of Sweden today, Saturday. June 13, marries the former Paradise Hotel participates and fashion model Sofia Hellqvist happens in Slott Kyrkan in Stockholm, which is part of the Stockholm Royal Palace, and thus the entire Swedish royal family’s parish church.
The church was in its present form was inaugurated in 1754, and has so far been the setting of six royal weddings, including also a few pieces of a future Danish king and a Danish princess before the altar.
The first royal wedding took place between Gustav d. 3 and Sofia Magdalena of Denmark, who d. November 4, 1766 were married in Slott Kyrkan. The bride wore a silver dress made of 25 meters silver brocade, while brudkommens silver dress was embroidered with real gold threads.
The other royal wedding in Slott Kyrkan came eight years after d. July 7, 1774 and was between Gustav d. 3.’s brother Duke Karl (who after the murder of the brother of the opera, King Charles. 13) and the noble Hedvig Elisabet Charlotta of Holstein Gottorp. They were also dressed in silver suits – and the wedding ceremony took place in the evening, which was quite unusual.
Guests arrive for the wedding between Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O’Neill in Slott Kyrkan in Stockholm Slott. Photo: MAJA SUSLIN / NTB scanpix
The third royal wedding in Slott Kyrkan took place on Sunday. October 31, 1797 and was between Gustav IV Adolf and the noble Fredrika Dorotea Vilhelmina of Baden. This wedding was not nearly as pompous as the previous two.
The fourth royal wedding in Slott Kyrkan took place 28 July 1869 and was between the Swedish Princess Lovisa and kronprins Frederik of Denmark, later King Frederik. 8.
The wedding caused great excitement – it was 19 years ago that had last been royally wedding in Sweden. But also in Denmark attracted the attention, and it helped to consolidate Christian. 9’s role as the father in law.
The fifth royal wedding in Slott Kyrkan occurred d. June 15, 1974 and was between the current Swedish king’s sister Princess Christina and Tord Magnuson. It was a special wedding, as it was the first time that the Swedish royal family could gather and celebrate something pleasing for the old King Gustaf d. 6 Adolf’s death last year. It was also the first time that Sweden could follow a royal wedding on color TV.
The sixth royal wedding in Slott Kyrkan occurred d. June 8, 2013 between Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O’Neill. The ceremony took place in both Swedish and English, so she said, so yes, while he said I do. The ceremony was broadcast on both television and the Internet before it was time carriage ride, boat trip and wedding dinner at Drottningsholms Slott just outside Stockholm.
And now find then a seventh royal wedding place Slott Kyrkan Saturday. June 13, 2015 between Prince Carl Philip and Swedish Sofia Hellqvist, who at the ceremony becomes Princess Sofia of Sweden, Duchess of Varmland (Swedish province, ed.).
For in contrast to her sister’s husband, Christopher O’Neill, choose Sofia Hellqvist to abandon his civilian job and instead become part of the Swedish royal family. The newlyweds must ride in a carriage before the wedding dinner at Stockholm Royal Palace. From Denmark expected to Queen Margrethe, kronprins Frederik, kronprinsesse Mary, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie attend.