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SECRET CEREMONY

German Prince Married To English Girl SON OP "LITTLE WILLIE" Rec. 10 a.m. LONDON, July 30. The police asked that the ceremony should be kept secret and the rector refused permission fcr Press representatives to see the register after Prince Frederick Georg William Christopher of Prussia—34-year-old son of "Little Willie" and grandson of the former German Kaiser - Wilhelm—was married to Lady Brigid Guinness, aged 24, daughter of Lord and Lady Iyeagh. The marriage "was celebrated in- the ancient church in the village of Little Hadham, Hertfordshire. A Press Association correspondent says the Prince had been staying at a farm in the neighbourhood,. at which he had been learning farming for 18 months. The Prince and his bride intend to take up farming In the neighbouring village of Much Hadham. , „ The Prince is known locally as George Mansfield. He was an undergraduate at Cambridge University when the war broke put. The Aliens Tribunal decided that he could properly be exempt from internment. He lived for several months on parole with various friends, and was * interned after the German break-through in- 1940 Early in 1941 he was released from internment, and was classed among the trusted aliens, joining the Pioneer Corps to clear up London's bomb damage. There has been no public news of his. movements since then. The Prince is unmistakably like his father.

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SECRET CEREMONY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 179, 31 July 1945

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SECRET CEREMONY Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 179, 31 July 1945

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