Friday, April 3, 2009

Pope gives approval to Alfonso's marriage

April 3, 1905

London's Daily Mirror newspaper "asserts" that Pope Pius has given his approval for the marriage between King Alfonso XIII and Princess Patricia of Connaught, according to a report in today's New York Times. The newspaper adds that King Edward VII has already given his consent for the marriage between the Spanish monarch and the Duke of Connaught's younger daughter.

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