6. To­gether at least

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Al­fonso al­legedly met his bride at the Franco-span­ish bor­der at the end of May 1906 and ac­com­pa­nied her to Madrid, where they were met with huge crowds. He show­ered his queento-be with jewels and ap­peared hand in hand with her on the bal­cony of the Royal Palace to a rap­tur­ous re­cep­tion. Just a year af­ter meet­ing, the young cou­ple were set for the al­tar.

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