12 September 2009

Carl Christian and Christina - Lich 05.09.2009




On Saturday 05.09.2009 the small hessian town Lich saw a number of royal and noble Guests. It was the day Hereditary Prince Carl Christian zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lichj and Countess Christina Douglas married there in a religious Ceremony. The Couple had already married civil in December 2008 in Vienna where the both live and work. The day of their religious marriage was also the day their son Louis Clemens Jamal turned 1 year old. The groom arrived as one of the first guests together with his sister Princess Caroline, Mrs. Liljenquist. The guests which inclued among others Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Hereditary Prince Heinrich Donatus and Hereditary Princess Floria of Hesse with their children Moritz and Paulina, Fürst Alexander and Fürstin Gabriella zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, Fürst Albrecht and Fürstin Marie Louise zu Castell-Castell, Fürst Franz Alexander and Hereditary Prince Alexander of Isenburg, Hereditary Prince Carl Ferdinand and Hereditary Princess Elna-Margret zu Bentheim and Steinfurt with son Jonathan, Fürst Wolfgang-Ernst, Fürstin Leonille and Princess Felizitas-Magdalena zu Ysenburg and Büdingen, Fürst Philipp and Fürstin Leonille zu Stolberg-Wernigerode, Fürst Johann Friedrich and Fürstin Maria zu Castell-Rüdenhausen and many more who where greeted at the Church door by the grooms brothers Louis and Frederik and the brides brother Count Robin Douglas. The bride arrived together with her fahter short after 11h00 CEST. The 1 hour long Ceremony which took place in the Marienstiftskirche was lead by Pastor Sven Kiesling and Adelheid Groten, who is based in Singen am Hohentwiel and has already confirmed the bride. The witnesses where Countess Natalie Hoyos, Celina von Luttitz, the grooms sister Princess Caroline zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, Mrs. Liljenquist and Prince Christian-Albrecht zu Sayn-Wittengenstein-berleburg. After the Ceremony the bridal Couple left the Church to the Wedding March from Felix Mendelssohn Bartholday. Outside the Church they where greeted by friends who throw rice over then. The bridal Couple and all the guests then made their Way through the Old town of Lich to the Castle accompanied by the Muschenheimer Musikzug. In the Castle a private reception took place followed by a Ball in the evening.



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on the rigth the brides mother Countess Alexandra Douglas

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one of the flowergirls with his mother


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the grooms brothers Prince Frederik and Prince
Louis with their cousin, Prince Lucio


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Count Robin Douglas one of the brides brothers

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Prince Frederik zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich and
Count Robin Douglas have a look in the guestlist



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Arrival of the groom

he was accompanied by his sister

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Princess Caroline zu Solms-
Hohensolms-Lich,
Mrs. Liljenquist



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Count Philipp zu Solms-Rödelheim and Assenheim

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former german President Roman Herzog
with his wife
Alexandra von Berlichingen
(a relative of the bride) and her son Götz




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Fürst Franz Alexander of Isenburg


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most likely the grooms uncle Prince Wilhelm zu
Solms-HohensolmsLich wih his wife Milicent


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Princess Elisabeth zu Ysenburg and Büdingen,
née Princess of Schleswig-Hoslötein with her son Johann-Georg


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Prince Carl-Albrecht zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-
Berleburg with girlfriend


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Prince Ludwig-Ferdinand and Princess
Yvonne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
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Princess Theodora zu Sayn-
Wittgenstein-Berleburg


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Hereditary Prince Alexander
of Isenburg


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the grooms uncle and FDP-Poilitican
Prince Hermann Otto zu Solms-Hohensolms-
Lich followed by 2 of his daughters


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Princess Christiane zu Solms.
Hohensolms-Lich


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Count Christoph and Countess
Bergit Douglas


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Hereditary Prince Carl-Ferdinand and
Hereditary Princess Elna-Margret zu Bentheim
and Steinfurt with their son Jonathan



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the brides brothers Count Benedikt and
Count Christoph (with glasses) Douglas


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the grooms parents Fürst Philipp-Reinhard
and Fürstin Marie zu Solms-Hohensolms-Lich


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Prince Ludwig-Ferdinand zu Ysenburg
and Büdingen with girlfriend


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Fürstin Leonille, Princess Felizitas-
Magdalena and Fürst Wolfgang Ernst of
Ysenburg and Büdingen


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Prince Heinrich VIII. and
Princess Dorit Reuß


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Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Prince
Heinrich VIII. and Princess Dorit Reuß


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Count Georg zu Solms-Laubach


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Prince Metfried and Princess
Felizitas zu Wied


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Prince Stephan and Princess
Maria zur Lippe


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Fürst Albrecht zu Castell-Castell
behind Countess Madeleine zu Solms-Laubach


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Fürstin Marie Louise
zu Castell-Castell


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Count Gustav zu Solms-Laubach


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Fürst Alexander and Fürstin
Gabriella zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn


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Count Karl zu Solms-Laubach


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Prince Maximilian zu Ysenburg
and Büdingen with his children Tassilo
and Madeleine





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Count Clemens Hoyos

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Fürst Philipp-Reinhard zu Solms-Hohensolms-
Lich and Countess Alexandra Douglas

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Fürstin Marie zu Solms-Hohensolms
and Count Patrick Douglas

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Count Robin Douglas

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Prince Louis zu Solms-
Hohensolms-Lich


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Hereditary Prince Carl-Ferdinand and
Hereditary Princess Elna-Margret zu Bentheim
and Steinfurt with their son Jonathan


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Count Christoph and Countess
Johanna Douglas

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Countess Madeleine zu
Solms-Laubach


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most likely Prince Wilhelm
and Princess
Milicent Solms-Hohensolms-Lich


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Princess Benedikte of Denmark


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Count Christoph and Countess
Bergit Douglas


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Count Christoph Douglas


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Fürst Johann Friedrich and Fürstin
Maria zu Castell-Rüdenhausen


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Count Gustav zu Solms-Laubach
Princess Elisabeth zu Ysenburg and Büdingen


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former President Romand Herzog


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Alexandra von Berlichingen





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Fürst Albrecht and Fürstin Marie
Louise zu Castell-Castell


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Hereditary Prince Heinrich Donatus
of Hessse with son Moritz


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Fürst Franz Alexamder of Isenburg


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Fürst Philipp zu Stolberg-Wernigerode


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Fürstin Gabriela zu
Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn


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Fürst Alexander and Fürstin Gabriela
zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn

1 comment:

Indite07 said...

Amazing pictures of the royalty, what I notice though, is that even these people are vastly rich, the pictures show a more humble ceremony or at least that is my opinion, great blog by the way

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