Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón

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Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón
Doña Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón
Full name
Spanish: Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón
Father Jaime de Marichalar
Mother Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo
Born (2000-09-09) 9 September 2000 (age 14)
Madrid, Spain
Religion Roman Catholicism

Doña Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón (born 9 September 2000 in Madrid) is the daughter of the Duchess of Lugo, The Infanta Elena of Spain and Don Jaime de Marichalar. Doña Victoria Federica is fifth in the line of succession to the Spanish Throne, after her brother Felipe.

Godparents and name[edit]

Her godparents were her uncle, Felipe, Prince of Asturias and her aunt, Ana de Marichalar y Sáenz de Tejada. She was named after her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain and her great-grandmother, Queen Frederika of Greece; and Todos los Santos (All Saints) as it is customary among the Bourbons.

Public appearances[edit]

As a member of the Spanish royal family, Doña Victoria takes part in a range of public activities.

She made her first Holy Communion at the Dominicos Church, Alcobendas, Spain on 27 May 2009.[1]

In August 2011, she appeared with other members of the royal family on the yacht "Somni" during the 30th Copa del Rey Audi Mapfre Sailing Cup in Palma de Mallorca.[2]

She took part in World Youth Day celebrations at the Zarzuela Palace on 19 August 2011 with Pope Benedict XVI in attendance.[3]

Titles, styles, and honours[edit]

Royal styles of
Doña Victoria
Escudo de España (mazonado).svg
Reference style Her Excellency
Spoken style Your Excellency
Alternative style Ma'am

Titles and styles[edit]

Since birth she carries the style Her Excellency. All the children of Infanta Cristina and Infanta Elena have the "HE Don/Doña style, as befits the children of an Infanta of Spain.[4] Although they don't have a title, all grandchildren of King Juan Carlos are members of the Spanish Royal House.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón
House of Marichalar
Born: 9 September 2000
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Felipe de Marichalar
Line of succession to the Spanish Throne
5th position
Succeeded by
Infanta Cristina