Monday, May 5, 2014

Godparents for Beatrix announced

May 5, 1938

King Leopold III of the Belgians has "accepted" Princess Juliana's invitation to be one of the godparents for her daughter, Princess Beatrix.

The baptism will take place next week.  The other godparents are Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, a first cousin of Queen Wilhelmina,  Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg,  Princess Elisabeth of Erbach-Schönburg and Countess Allene Kotzbue.

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