Monarchs Hold Royal Funeral

King Felipe, Queen Letizia, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia presided today over the funeral of Infante Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

Don Carlos, head of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and King Juan Carlos’ cousin, now rests at the Royal Pantheon at the Royal Site of San Lorenzo del Escorial.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

Numerous members of the extended Spanish Royal Family and related European nobility wer at the centuries-old site.

It was the first time in months than King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia are seen together. Media reports indicate he has taken back to sailing, buying an antique craft in Finland.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

Infanta Elena and Infanta Cristina were also at the funeral. The latter will be in court in the coming months, accused of cooperating with her husband in a corruption scheme. Both have denied wrongdoing.

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