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Re: Excommunicated royals
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Did the excommunication ever get lifted? That on Tsar Ferdinand of the Bulgarians (whose elder son eventually married a great-granddaughter of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy) eventually did.
Yes, as soon as the Pope learned about the seriousness of the situation of the King, he absolved him of all excommunications and other ecclesiastical punishments. King Vittorio Emanuele II received the last rites before he died.