Saturday, May 4, 2013

Cousin of Grand Duke Jean Dies Aged 88

Princess Editha of Bavaria, daughter of Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and his second wife Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, died earlier today at the age of 88. Princess Antonia was the fourth of six daughters of Grand Duke Guillaume IV and Grand Duchess Maria Ana and thus younger sister of Grand Duchess Charlotte.

Crown Princess Antonia with five of her six children
Princess Editha was born on 16 September 1924 in Schloss Hohenburg near Lenggries in Bavaria, a castle owned by the Grand Ducal Family at the time. Her father was the last Bavarian crown prince. Princess Editha was married and widowed twice, she had three children with each of her husbands respectively.

May she rest in peace!

Source: Marlene Eilers Koenig / Royal Musings

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