Rome, 20 March 2008. The Chancery of the British and Irish Delegation has received official notification that His Royal Highness Prince Carlo of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria, and Grand Prefect of the Constantinian Order has on the death of his Father on 20 March 2008 succeeded as Duke of Castro and Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies.
In addition, His Royal Highness Prince Carlo of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, has succeeded his father as the Grand Master of the Dynastic orders.
As the Head of the Royal House, HRH Prince Carlo of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, automatically becomes the Grand Master of his House Orders, which are the Royal Order of Saint Januarius, the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, the Royal Order of Francis I, the Royal Military Order of St. George and Reunion, and the Royal Order of St. Ferdinand and Merit.
The Delegate for Great Britain and Ireland, HE The Rt Hon Lord Brennan of Bibury, QC, has send a message of congratulation on behalf of the knights and dames of the British and Irish Delegation to HRH Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, on his accession as Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies and Grand Master of the Dynastic Orders.