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Spain's 'future queen' christened in Madrid

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Spain's 'future queen' christened in Madrid


The child who one day may become queen of Spain has been Christened in Madrid. Referred to as Her Royal Highness The Infanta Leonor of Spain, she is the first child of Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia. Her grandparents, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, became Leonor’s godparents as well. Just over two months old, she was baptised in the family tradition with water from the River Jordan. Her birth has prompted moves to change the Spanish constitution by abolishing the primacy of male heirs over their older sisters. It is a move backed by the Socialist government and a majority of the population.

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