Another interesting story in The Washington Post:

Princess Lilian (Henrik Montgomery/AP)

Princess Lilian of Sweden, aunt-in-law of King Carl XVI Gustaf, died this month at 97 after living one of the most poignant royal love stories you’ve never heard of. A hat-and-gloves model from Wales, she fell in love with Sweden’s Prince Bertil in 1943 — but because she was a divorced commoner and he was still a possible heir to the throne. . . . so they just quietly lived together for more than 30 years, until the current king gave them permission to wed. When she was 61, her groom 64. Read this fascinating obituary: Sweden’s Princess Lilian dies at 97 (AP)

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