Friday, April 3, 2015

Pope consents to Alfonso's marriage

April 4, 1905

Pope Pius has given his "consent" to the betrothal of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Princess Patricia of Connaught, youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Connaught, "asserts" the Daily Mirror.

The London newspaper also reports that Princess Patricia's uncle, King Edward VII, has already given his consent to the proposed marriage.

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