For the primary time in 900 years, kings and queens from all over the world are going to a British coronation. Check out all of the royals attending King Charles' massive day.

King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain

King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain arrive at the "Princesa de Asturias" Awards 2022 at Teatro Campoamor on October 28, 2022 in Asturias, Spain.

King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia of Spain arrive on the Princesa de Asturias Awards 2022 at Teatro Campoamor on October 28, 2022, in Asturias, Spain.

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In accordance with Hola, the Spanish information company EFE acquired affirmation from the Casa Actual – the Spanish monarchy – that King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain might be attending Charles’ coronation. 

Very similar to different European royal dynasties, Felipe additionally has British royal roots on his paternal facet. His paternal great-grandfather, King Alfonso XIII, married Queen Victoria’s granddaughter Princess Victoria Eugenie (who later grew to become Queen of Spain), Insider beforehand reported. 

Felipe and Letizia additionally seem to have an in depth relationship with their British counterparts. As Insider beforehand reported, they despatched a private letter to the Queen after Prince Philip died in 2021. Within the letter, they referred to the Queen as “Aunt Lilibet” and Philip as “our expensive Uncle Philip,” in a nod to their shared roots. 

Representatives for King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark. 

Correction: April 24, 2023 — An earlier model of this story obtained Princess Beatrix’s relationship to King Willem-Alexander mistaken. Beatrix is Willem-Alexander’s mom, and never his daughter as beforehand acknowledged.


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