Re: Papal countess
Posted by TMN Raugravine on June 28, 2012, 2:23 pm, in reply to "Re: Papal countess"
Was she indeed made a papal countess? I never read that she was. Such a title would have no validity in the USA |
: As the wife of a very rich man, she could have
: had her own tiara as well. But as an
: American... even though plenty of rich
: American ladies had (and still have) tiaras,
: it's not entirely "done," like
: bowing or curtseying.
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