GERMANY: Rightful King

Citizens of the U. S. know about Buckingham Palace and Versailles, yet cannot, in the main, so much as pronounce the names of those even more costly and unique royal castles of Bavaria: Herrenschiem-see, Hohenschwangau, and Neu-schwanstein. From them ruled the Wittelsbachs, among the most ancient in lineage of modern Germanic kings, a family of genius often tinged with madness. Last week the head of this venerable and royal house, onetime Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria, was visited at his Munich home by delegations of thronging, cheering...

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