Friday, June 29, 2012

Grand Duchess Marie Anne ill

June 29, 1942

Dowager Grand Duchess Marie Anne of Luxembourg, mother of Grand Duchess Charlotte,  entered Doctors Hospital in New York City, earlier today, according to the New York Times.

The widow of Guillaume IV will undergo "a minor operation."  She was to have been the guest of honor at luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria hosted by the women's International Exposition of Arts and Industries.  The luncheon has been rescheduled for July.

After she recovers, the Duchess will be leave the hospital and join Grand Duchess Charlotte's family in Canada.

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