Royal Flashback- November 12

Dowager Duchess of Aosta at the Vatican, 1941

 

Helene of Orleans, Dowager Duchess of Aosta (wearing the Savoy Aosta Knot Tiara) during a visit to the Vatican during WWII. This was a controversial visit as the Italian Royals and the Vatican were not on the bet of terms, despite the Lateran Treaty. It is unknown what was discussed.

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