Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Zita has arrived in Madrid

May 22, 1922

Former Austrian Empress Zita has arrived in Madrid, according to the Associated Press.  She was accompanied by her children, and her mother, Maria Antonia, Duchess of Parma.

They were met at the train station by King Alfonso XIII, Queen Mother Maria Cristina, the Premier and the Foreign Ministers. 

Afterward,  Zita joined the royal family for lunch at El Pardo.

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