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, European royal family, originally of France; a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty (see Capetians). One branch of the Bourbons occupies the modern Spanish throne, and other branches ruled the Two Sicilies and Parma.
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, royal family.
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Six years earlier, he had chosen Juan Carlos de Bourbon-Parma as his heir, with the hereditory title of King of Spain, and ensured that his daughter married into the family that was handed the throne of Spain by the Caudillo.
Marie Antoinette's treasures were the centerpieces of a sale featuring 100 jewels held by the Italian royal House of Bourbon-Parma.
The sale of royal jewels from the Bourbon-Parma family is set to take place at Sotheby's in Geneva on November 12.
(Karl himself set the tone, proposing to Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma in front of the Blessed Sacrament.)
Karl married her, a Princess of Bourbon-Parma, in 1911, and thirteen months later Otto, their first child, was born.