Prince Pedro, Duke of Noto

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Prince Pedro
Duke of Noto
Spouse Sofia Landaluce y Melgarejo
Issue Prince Jaime, Duke of Capua
Prince Juan
Prince Pablo
Prince Pedro
Princess Sofia
Princess Blanca
Full name
Spanish: Pedro Juan Maria Alejo Saturnino y Todos los Santos
House House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria
Mother Princess Anne of Orléans
Born (1968-10-16) 16 October 1968 (age 46)
Madrid, Spain
Religion Roman Catholic
Royal styles of
The Duke of Noto
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir

Prince Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Noto[1][2][3] (Pedro Juan Maria Alejo Saturnino y Todos los Santos; 16 October 1968[2][3]) is the son of Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria and his wife Princess Anne of Orléans.

Background[edit]

Pedro is the heir-apparent of his father, who is currently one of two claimants to the head of the House of the Two Sicilies. The other claimant is Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro. He is Grand Prefect and a Bailiff Grand Cross of the Constantinian Order, Grand Constable of the Order of St George of the Reunion and a knight of the Military Order of Alcántara. He is known as the His Royal Highness The Duke of Noto.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Prince don Pedro married Sofia Landaluce y Melgarejo, daughter of José Manuel Landaluce y Domínguez and his wife Blanca Melgarejo y González (granddaughter of the Duque de San Fernando de Quiroga), on 30 March 2001 in Madrid, Spain.[3] Pedro and Sofia have six children:[3]

  • HRH Prince Jaime of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Capua (born 26 June 1993)
  • HRH Prince Juan of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 18 April 2003)
  • HRH Prince Pablo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 26 June 2004)
  • HRH Prince Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 3 January 2007)[4]
  • HRH Princess Sofia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 12 November 2008)[5]
  • HRH Princess Blanca of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (born 7 April 2011).[6]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles[edit]

  • His Royal Highness Prince Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Noto (1968-1994)
  • His Royal Highness Prince Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Noto, Grandee of Spain (Since 1994)

Honours[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amadeo Rey (11 November 2010). "Prince Don Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Noto, Baylie Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion of the Order of Malta". Monarquia Confidencial. Retrieved 17 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Pedro di Borbone, Duca di Noto". m thePeerage.com. Retrieved 3 October 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c d Paul Theroff. "TWO SICILIES". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 5 October 2008. 
  4. ^ Pedro de Borbón-Dos Sicilias y Landaluce, * 3 January 2007
  5. ^ "[1] The official site of the order – 12/11/2008 (Madrid) Birth of Princess Sofia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.
  6. ^ http://www.nettyroyal.nl/geneanews11.html
  7. ^ Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George (2008). "Membership of the Constantinian Order". g/ Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George. Retrieved 13 October 2008. 
  8. ^ Ramhg
  9. ^ The Royal House of the Two Sicilies (2008). "MEMBERSHIP OF THE ROYAL ILLUSTRIUOS ORDER OF ST. JANUARIUS". g/ The Royal House of the Two Sicilies. Retrieved 26 October 2008. 
Prince Pedro, Duke of Noto
Cadet branch of the House of Bourbon
Born: 16 October 1968
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Carlos
Duke of Noto
1968 – present
Incumbent
Heir:
Prince Jaime, Duke of Capua
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria
Line of succession to
the French throne (Legitimist)

c. 21st position
Succeeded by
Juan de Borbón-dos Sicilias y Landaluce

See also[edit]