Friday, January 27, 2012

Kira denies she's engaged to the Prince of Asturias

January 27, 1932

Grand Duchess Kira of Russia is "denying reports of her engagement to the Prince of Asturias, former heir to the Spanish throne," reports the Associated Press.

Her mother, Grand Duchess Victoria confirmed that there "was no engagement at present, " but my daughter shows a serious liking for the young man."

Grand Duchess Kira and the Prince of Asturias are second cousins.  Their mothers, Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna and Queen Victoria Eugenia, are first cousins.

No comments: