Sintra/Coimbra July 2014. As a mark of the longstanding and cordial relations which exist between the Royal Houses of Braganza and Bourbon Two Sicilies, HRH The Duke of Castro as 54th Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, invested HRH Dom Afonso de Bragança, Prince of Beira, as a Knight Grand Cross of Justice on 3 July 2014. Prince Alfonso’s parents TRH The Duke and Duchess of Braganza, are both longstanding and senior members of the Constantinian Order.
On 4 July 2014, to celebrate the Feast of Queen Saint Isabel of Portugal celebrated in the Convent of Santa Clara in Coimbra, HRH The Duchess of Castro was invested with the insignia of a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Saint Isabel by the Order’s Grand Master HRH The Duchess of Braganza. Among other recipients of this Order are senior female members of numerous European Imperial and Royal Families.
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