Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Elena visits Mafalda who is ill

December 9, 1936

Accompanied by her eldest daughter, Princess Jolanda, Countess Calvi di Bergolo, Queen Elena of Italy today visited her second daughter, Princess Mafalda, who is seriously ill with the flu, at the family's schloss in Kassel.
Princess Mafalda is the wife of Prince Philipp of Hesse, who is an aid to Col. Gen Hermann Goering, minister of air and economics dictator.
Princess Mafalda had been convalescing when she "suffered a relapse and complications," which brought her mother and sister to Kassel.

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