PRINCESS LOUISE'S ENGAGEMENT.
LokDon, July S. . General surprise is expressed ia society at the Queen's consenting to the marriage of the Princess Louise and the Earl of Fife. r The latteijjt considerably her senior, and two of hi 3 sisters have been divorced. Frienda of the Duke of Portland assert that the latter asked for the hand of Princess Louise, and her Majesty refused to consent, hence the coldness between the Duke and the Prince of Wales, and the absence of Royalty from his . Grace's wedding. This is also alleged to be the reason why the customary presents from the Royal family were not sent on that occasion.
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PRINCESS LOUISE'S ENGAGEMENT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2163, 3 July 1889
PRINCESS LOUISE'S ENGAGEMENT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2163, 3 July 1889
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