Okay I Lied. One More Astrid.

MM forgot he had this cute shot of Queen Astrid with the little nippers Princess Josephine-Charlotte and Prince Baudouin. JC grew up to marry the Grand Duke of Luxembourg and claimed to have been slightly psychic. At one point she found a gray hair on her mother's head and said, "Now Mamma, you will die." The Queen wrote the story to her mother Princess Ingeborg of Sweden and before the letter arrived, the Queen was killed in a car accident, described in a previous post.

Baudouin inherited the throne when his father Leopold III abdicated. B married a devout Spanish Catholic, Fabiola Mora y Aragon although it was rumoured that Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain had her eye on B for her granddaughter the Infanta Pilar.


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