Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Ileana to marry a Spaniard

February 18, 1924

Bucharest is all abuzz with reports of a "projected visit" of Princess Ileana, youngest daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Marie, to Spain,  in March to "arrange her marriage."

Queen Marie's youngest sister, Infanta Beatrice, who is the wife of Infante Alfonso of Bourbon-Orleans, a first cousin to King Alfonso XIII, is, according to the Associated Press' report, is "in charge of the negotiations."

The name of Princess Ileana's husband-to-be is not known.

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