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Re: Grandchildren through younger sons
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No, only those I mentioned are Infantes by birth. The rest were Infantes by grace, including Infanta Amalia. In 1823 a Royal Decree established that children of Infante Francisco de Paula would be Infantes of Spain. So, Amalia was born Infanta of Spain thanks to that RD, not because she was entitled to it for being the granddaughter of King Carlos IV
No, in Spain, unlike other RH, for example the German ones, the title of Prince (Infante/a) only belongs to children of the Monarch and the children of the PoA.
However, Ferdinand's paternal grandmother (Amalia) was born with the title Infanta, despite the fact that she was only a granddaughter of a king through a younger son. Her father never became king or heir to the throne. So there must have been a change in the rules on titles, sometime after her birth.
It's all very confusing, since each house has different rules. It's common knowledge that Russia the UK, and Denmark all impose limitations. In the latter, grandchildren through younger sons of monarchs, for instance, might have the Prince(ss) title -- but only with the qualifying rank of Highness.