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Re: Funeral at El Escorial
Another video with guests, including royals, Spanish authorities and Spanish nobility and celebrities leaving the monastery.
Queen Beatrix attended with a lady-in-waiting, I suppose. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=emb_title&v=5uJpVujdMb8
I could recognise Archduke Georg and Archduchess Francesca with daughters, Prince Kubrat and Princess Kalina with sposes, the Duke and Duchess of Calabria, Princess Beatrice of Orleans. Also Luis Alfonso de Borbon with wife and Elena Kirby.
In other media, I could also see the Countess of Paris, Prince Michel of Orleans, Duke Eberhard of Wurttenberg https://www.hola.com/realeza/casa_espanola/galeria/20200129159255/funeral-infanta-pilar-realeza-grandes-espania/6/
I expected Beatrix to attend. Her relationship with Juan Carlos, Sofia and Pilar is/was good.
Good to see Simonetta has recovered and was able to attend the ceremony. I was also pleased to see Infanta Christina attending as well. She was not only at the private funeral but also at this event. I hope that is a sign of her slowly being accepted back even if it will never be again as it used to be.
Funeral for Infanta Pilar.
The most relevant guest was Queen Beatrix. From other reigning royal houses only Princess Astrid of Luxembourg. Nobody from the UK, Belgium or Monaco. I did not expect anybody from Nordic monarchies.
I will post later about royal guest from non reigning royal houses.
A video of the ceremony. Special deference to Queen Beatrix. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_VCWr2U3_WE
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