Was it because, at the time, spanish law did not recognize divorce between catholic married couples ?
Emanuella and Jaime divorced in 1947 in Bucharest (wonder why there ?) and the divorce was recognized by an Appeal Court in Turin 2 years later (Wikipedia dixit).
Both remarried so, considering Emanuella D.Jaime's widow, when both had married third parties seems a bit odd.
In Portugal, couples who had married religiously could only get a divorce after the 1974 revolution when the treaty between the old regime and the Vatican - the Concordata - was revoked.
I suppose the same happened in Spain after the fall of francoism and the accession of JC.
By then, E. had divorced her 2nd husband Sozzani (in 1967).
And her last partner, the napolitan lawyer F.Astarita, had died in 1974.
Jaime died in early 1975, shortly before Franco.
Would you say it was convenient/tactic for her to reassume a place closer to the RF as D.Jaime's widow ?
And the RF went along with that ?
How was her relation with the Counts of Barcelona ?
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