: I know nearly nothing about Infanta Alicia's
: brother Duke Robert II, apart from his
: genealogical data.
: I guess he was a rather low-key person very
: different from his family from Dk Robert I's
: 2nd wedding.
: He died unmarried and left no issue.
: Was he "normal" (apologies for the
: word, but given the illness that ran in a
: great part of his family...) or just the
: non-marrying type ?
: Did he had any occupation or just ran the
: family inheritance ?
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: Their mother contracted an illness which was
: almost certainly toxoplasmosis and this
: caused the birth defects in her children.
: This had not effect on Duke Elias and his
: All the children from 2nd wife reached
: adulthood and had normal lives, got married
: and had children.
: Among them, Empress Zita of Austria,
: Pr.Sixte and Pr. Xavier of B.Parma or
: Pr.Felix of Luxembourg.
: Only last but one, Pss Enricchetta was deaf.
: Several girls went into religion, following
: their grand-mother's example - Queen
: D.Adelaide of Portugal became a nun after
: D.Miguel's death when all her children were
: already well-married.
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