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Old 04-18-2012, 06:16 AM
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Princess Louise of Orléans - Grandmother of King Juan Carlos

Princess Louise of Orléans-Grandmother of H.M.The King


18th of April 1958 marks the anniversary of the death of Princess Louise d'Oréans,Duchess of Calabria,mother of María de las Mercedes of Bourbón Two Sicilies and the maternal grandmother of King Juan Carlos I of Spain.

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Old 04-18-2012, 04:43 PM
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Princess Louise wasn't the Duchess of Calabria; the Duchess of Calabria was her sister-in-law, Princess Maria (née Princess of Bavaria, a daughter of King Ludwig III of Bavaria); Maria was the wife of Prince Ferdinando of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria, Head of the Royal House from 1934 to his death in 1960 and older brother of Louise's husband Prince Carlo.
Since Carlo predeceased his brother Ferdinando in 1949, he never succeeded as Duke of Calabria and thus his wife Louise never became the Duchess of Calabria.
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Princess Louise wasn't the Duchess of Calabria; the Duchess of Calabria was her sister-in-law, Princess Maria (née Princess of Bavaria, a daughter of King Ludwig III of Bavaria); Maria was the wife of Prince Ferdinando of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria, Head of the Royal House from 1934 to his death in 1960 and older brother of Louise's husband Prince Carlo.
Since Carlo predeceased his brother Ferdinando in 1949, he never succeeded as Duke of Calabria and thus his wife Louise never became the Duchess of Calabria.
Thanks for the correction,I'd love to read more about Louise!
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A newspaper article about their wedding:

PRINCE WEDDED TO A PRINCESS - Charles of Bourbon and Louise of Orleans Married with Picturesque Ceremony. 40 ROYAL GUESTS PRESENT Notable Gathering at English Home of the Duke of Orleans, Pretender to French Throne. GIFTS ARE WORTH MILLIONS American

Louise was styled Princess of Bourbon with the treatment of a Spanish Infanta.
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Thanks for posting that article,I believe Louise was indeed styled Infanta of Spain by marriage.
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Posted on a Spanish site.
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Posted on a Spanish site.
Thank you,there aren't too many photo's of Princess Louise.
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According to the link this is Princess Louise of Orleans,maternal grandmother of H.M.King Juan Carlos I.

Tiaras, Diademas e Coroas / Luisa d'Orleans (1882-1958), figlia del Conte di Parigi e moglie di Carlo Tancredi di Borbone due Sicilie. Il gioiello passerà alla figlia minore Maria Esperanza, principessa per matrimonio Orleans Braganza.
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On Dawsr's Blog: Alfonso XIII's "girlfriends", it was mentioned that Princess Louise of Orleans was one of the princesses that King Alfonso had considered as a possible Queen.
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