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. 

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

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  2. They should have had a translator somewhere.

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

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  4. I guess he should have had a translator...

    Happy Sunday, Adam!

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

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  6. Haha, too bad!

    Have a fantastic day,
    -Kati

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

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