Sunday, March 16, 2014

Fact of the Day: Rey Frances

When Phillip V became King of Spain, he could not understand most of the speeches made in his honor. Phillip was originally from France, and learned to speak Spanish later. 

11 comments:

DeniseinVA said...

Now this is something I need to learn more about, another fascinating bit of history. Thanks Adam!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Poor guy.....

DWei said...

They should have had a translator somewhere.

Bob Bushell said...

I love his hair.

Old Kitty said...

LOL!!! Well at least the guy learned the lingo eventually! Oh dear! Take care
x

Dana said...

I guess he should have had a translator...

Happy Sunday, Adam!

Pat Hatt said...

Just nod and agree

Pilar Domínguez said...

He is the first of the Borbon family in our country and grand-grand-grandfather of our king. Kisses, Adam:)
Great post, Adam.

Kati said...

Haha, too bad!

Have a fantastic day,
-Kati

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Palace "Farm" (La Granja)... His residence in Segovia.. is a place you can not miss .. So beautiful.. Regards from Madrid..

Christine said...

Wow, neat fact