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GODE TIDER: Daværende kronprins Olav på båttur med sine tre barn i 1939, den siste fredssommeren; Harald, Ragnhild og Astrid. Foto: Aftenposten

GODE TIDER: Daværende kronprins Olav på båttur med sine tre barn i 1939, den siste fredssommeren; Harald, Ragnhild og Astrid. Foto: Aftenposten

Evening dress worn by Queen Maud of Norway, 1910-13

Queen Maud Gown--this is one of those timeless dresses that could be worn today and would still be stunning. [Evening dress worn by Queen Maud of Norway,

Prince Carl of Denmark, later King Haakon VII of Norway and Princess Maud, later Queen Maud, in mourning for Queen Victoria, 1901. Maud was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria.

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Given by her parents to Princess Maud of Wales when she married Carl of Denmark in 1896, the tiara is designed with diamond scroll and festoon motifs topped with pearls. In 1905, Carl was chosen to become king of the newly independent Norway and took the name King Haakon VII. The tiara remained in the possession of the Norwegian crown.

This tiara was given by her parents to Princess Maud of Wales when she married Carl of Denmark, the future King Haakon of Norway. The tiara has remained in the possession of the Norwegian Royal family ever since.

History for Breakfast:  Princess Maud of Wales (daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of England) and Prince Carl of Denmark (later Queen Maud and King Haakon VII of Norway) during their engagement in 1896.  Their only child was King Olav, father of the present King Harald of Norway.

History for Breakfast: Princess Maud of Wales (daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) and Prince Carl of Denmark (later Queen Maud and King Haakon VII of Norway) during their 1896 engagement. Their grandchild: King Harald of Norway.

Maud, The Queen of Norway. Born Maud of Wales, the youngest daughter of King Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark, in 1896 she married Prince Carl of Denmark. In 1905 Norway dissolved their 91 year union with Sweden and offered their throne to Carl, taking the name Haakon VII. Maud was the first queen of Norway who was not also queen of Sweden or Denmark since 1380.

Maud of Wales, daughter of Edward VII, coronation as Queen Consort of Norway 1906

King Haakon & Queen Maud of Norway (nee Princess Maud of Wales) with Olaf Crown Prince of Norway( at that time Prince and Princess Carl of Denmark, their son was christened Alexander)

King Haakon VII & Queen Maud of Norway (nee Princess Maud of Wales) with Crown Prince Olav of Norway (future King Olav V of Norway). At that time Prince and Princess Carl of Denmark, their son was christened Alexander)

Worn by Queen Maud of Norway for her Coronation with King Haakon VII (Prince Carl of Denmark & Iceland born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel) (1872-1957) - 1906.  Princess Maud (Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria “Harry”) (1869-1938) of Wales, UK. 5th child of Edward VII (1841-1910) & Alexander of Denmark (1844–1925).

The British Museum and the Victoria and Albert

Pearl and Diamond Choker and Fringe Necklace - Worn by Queen Maud of Norway for her Coronation in 1906 - now in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

Queen Maud and King Haakon of Norway and Crown Prince Olaf

Edward's daughter, Queen Maud and King Haakon of Norway and Crown Prince Olaf

Prince and Princess Carl of Denmark, later King Haakon VII (1872-1957) and Queen Maud of Norway (1869-1938), and Princess Victoria of Wales (1868-1935), as a 16th century Danish courtier, and Ladies-in-Waiting at to Marguerite de Valois: 1897, at the Devonshire House Fancy Dress Ball, 2-3 July 1897, portrait featured on page five in Munsey's Magazine.

The Devonshire House Jubilee Costume Ball. Prince and Princess Charles of Denmark (later King Haakon VII and Queen Maud of Norway) and Princess Victoria of Wales, dressed as a century Danish courtier and Ladies-in-waiting to Marguerite de Valois.

King Haakon & Queen Maud of Norway (nee Princess Maud of Wales) with Prince Olav.

King Haakon & Queen Maud of Norway (nee Princess Maud of Wales) with their only child Prince Olav (future Olav V of Norway).

King Haakon & Queen Maud of Norway (nee Princess Maud of Wales), Part II

King Haakon & Queen Maud of Norway (nee Princess Maud of Wales), With their son Olav ( future King of Norway).

PRINCE CHARLES OF DENMARK AND PRINCESS MAUD OF EDINBURGH LATER KING AND QUEEN OF NORWAY AS HAAKON I AND MAUD

Prince Charles of Denmark and Princess Maud of Edinburgh, later king Haakon and queen Maud of Norway.

Princess Victoria of England, her brother King George V, King Haakon VII and Queen Maud of Norway, their son Prince Olav

Princess Victoria of England, her brother King George V, their brother-in-law King Haakon VII their sister Queen Maud of Norway, their nephew (Maud's son) Prince Olav

Queen Maude of Norway, born Princess Maude of Wales, married her first cousin, who became King of Norway.  Their son also married a first cousin.

Queen Maud of Norway Princess Maud (Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria “Harry”) of Wales, UK. child of Edward VII & Alexandra of Denmark Married King Haakon VII (Prince Carl of Denmark & Iceland, born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel) Norway.

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