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Prince Nikolaos of Greece Marries

For the second time this summer, wedding bells rang out for royal romantics as Prince Nikolaos, the second son of the former king of Greece, took Tatiana Blatnik for his bride.

Nine years to the day after their own I do’s, Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit no doubt reminisced about their own walk down the aisle as they took their place inside the Cathedral of Ayios Nikolaos on the island of Spetses. The pair were joined in the pews by approximately 350 guests including newlyweds Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel, who are enjoying the first months of married life; Sweden’s Princess Madeleine; Queen Margrethe of Denmark; Spain’s Queen Sofia, Crown Prince Felipe and wife Letizia; Crown Prince Willem Alexandre and Crown Princess Maxima of The Netherlands and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.

The clip clop of horses’ hooves announced the arrival of the bride, who waived to well-wishers who admired her Angel Sanchez gown as she stepped out of the carriage.

During the ceremony, the bride (a fashion events planner for Diane von Furstenberg) received a wedding band to accompany an engagement ring topped with a sapphire which had been presented to the groom my his mother, who had received the gem from King Frederick IX and Queen Ingrid of Denmark, monstersandcritics.com reports.

SPETSES, GREECE - AUGUST 25: Tatania Blatnik arrives at the Cathedral of Ayios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) for her wedding to Prince Nikolaos of Greece on August 25, 2010 in Spetses, Greece. Representatives from Europe s royal families have joined the many guests who have travelled to the island to attend the wedding of Prince Nikolaos of Greece, the second son of King Constantine of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece and Tatiana Blatnik an events planner for Diane Von Furstenburg in London. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

SPETSES, GREECE - AUGUST 25:  Tatiana Blatnik and her father Atilio Brillembourg arrive at the Cathedral of Ayios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) for her wedding to Prince Nikolaos of Greece on August 25, 2010 in Spetses, Greece. Representatives from Europe s royal families will join the many guests who have travelled to the island to attend the wedding of Prince Nikolaos of Greece, the second son of King Constantine of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece and Tatiana Blatnik an events planner for Diane Von Furstenburg in London. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

SPETSES, GREECE - AUGUST 25: Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Princess Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark (Tatiana Blatnik) kiss after getting married at the Cathedral of Ayios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) on August 25, 2010 in Spetses, Greece. Representatives from Europe s royal families will join the many guests who have travelled to the island to attend the wedding of Prince Nikolaos of Greece, the second son of King Constantine of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece and Tatiana Blatnik an events planner for Diane Von Furstenburg in London. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

SPETSES, GREECE - AUGUST 25: Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Princess Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark (Tatiana Blatnik) kiss after getting married at the Cathedral of Ayios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) on August 25, 2010 in Spetses, Greece. Representatives from Europe s royal families will join the many guests who have travelled to the island to attend the wedding of Prince Nikolaos of Greece, the second son of King Constantine of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece and Tatiana Blatnik an events planner for Diane Von Furstenburg in London. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)


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