Friday, April 20, 2012

A grandson for King Alfonso

April 20, 1936

Doña Emanuela, the wife of King Alfonso's second son, Don Jaime, gave birth to a son today in Rome, according to the Associated Press.

Emanuela is the granddaughter of the former Josephine Curtis of Boston.

This is the second grandchild for King Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenia.  The former King learned about the birth in Vienna, where he was to attend a royal wedding.  He is now on his way to Rome.

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