Monday, October 26, 2015

Covadonga hosts lunch for his newly married brother

October 26, 1935

Infante Don Juan of Spain and his new wife,  Princess Maria de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies, were the "guests of honor" at a lunch today hosted by the Infante's eldest brother, Alfonso, Count of Covadonga, reports the New York Times.

The luncheon was held at Fornos, a Spanish restaurant at 236 West 52nd Street in New York City,.

Infante Juan, 21, and his bride arrived in New York City severdal days ago on the Bremen for a "world-tour wedding trip."  Their "greatest thrill" was a visit to the Empire State Building's observation tower.

The Count of Covadonga's wife, Edelmira, whom he married in 1933, was also at lunch, as were several Spanish journalists.

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