Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Is Princess Marie José betrothed

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November 8, 1927

The Associated Press is reporting from Naples that 21-year-old Princess Marie José of Belgium's engagement to Crown Prince Umberto of Italy is "imminent," but Italian court officials are saying that they do not take the report seriously.

They are also unwilling to comment on the frequent reports of a possible engagement between the Crown Prince, the only son of King Vittorio Emanuele and Queen Elena, and Princess Marie José, the only daughter of King Albert and Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians.

Princess Marie José was in Naples to attend the marriage of Princess Anne of France to her first cousin, the Duke of Apulia, the elder son of the Duke and Duchess of Aosta,

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