SPAIN: Vandals

The tomb of Queen Isabella and her consort, King Ferdinand, was robbed of the cross on the top part of the famous iron screen that surrounds their last resting place in the Royal Chapel of the Cathedral of Granada. The Government issued warrants for the arrests of the robbers, who sold the cross as old iron to several dealers.

" The King of Spain could never abdicate in order to avoid dealing with the problems and difficulties presenting themselves." So said Alfonso XIII in a speech after laying the foundation stone of the Library...

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