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Pop Quiz – Norwegian Coronation

This information should be pretty fresh in your mind! If not, maybe take a peek at yesterday's post!

The man who was to become King Haakon VII was born Prince Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel of ________________________ and was known as Prince Carl.

Queen Maud of Norway was a ____________________ cousin of her husband.

The couple married in 1896 at ______________________.

In 1905, the dissolution of the union between ___________ and Norway was finalized and Prince Carl was offered the Norwegian throne.

In June 1906, King Haakon and Queen Maud were crowned at the Nidaros Cathedral. It was the ________________ coronation to date in Norway.

Queen Maud's coronation dress is attributed to the design house Vernon, but was a collaboration between many designers. It famously featured gold silk, gemstones, sequins, a train and a deep __________ neckline.