Wedding of Infanta Pilar, 1967


Wedding of Infanta Pilar of Spain (wearing Queen Maria Christina’s Cartier Loop Tiara) to Luis Gómez-Acebo y Duque de Estrada, Viscount de la Torre at the Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon on this day in 1967. The bride was an older sister of King Juan Carlos, and renounced her succession rights to the Spanish Throne before her marriage, but was made Duchess of Badajoz. The couple had five children and remained happily married until his death in 1991. Click HERE to look at their glittering Pre-Wedding Ball in Estoril.

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