Francisco de Asis, king consort of Spain, was forced to marry her cousin, Queen Isabel II

Francisco de Asís & Isabel II.

This first chapter started a video series on the pink side and hidden of historic characters of the royal houses and the church, presented by Luis Martin.


It was the nineteenth century when Fernando VII, father of two daughters, adopted the Salic Law that allowed the heir to the throne was a woman. When he died, his brother Carlos Borbon did not recognize his niece as heir to the throne of Spain, thus starting the Carlist dispute. The widowed queen and regent Maria Cristina, allied with liberal political sectors to his daughter Elizabeth was queen of Spain. To reinforce the figure of the future queen, they decided that Isabel marry her cousin, Francisco de Asis who was also a Bourbon, and that is not expecting much interest in political decisions of the state. Of what happened from that moment, realize in this first chapter of Queeners and Sanctimonious, Two Queens in the Palace.

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