WHERE TO STAY The Hotel Alfonso XIII
(www.westin.com) is a monument in its own right (it was built to house VIPs attending an exhibition in 1929) and has an elegant neo-Baroque facade and beautiful patio.
She later married King Alfonso XIII
of Spain and was the grandmother of King Juan Carlos.
No such problem for UEFA president Lennart Johansson who booked into Seville's only five-star hotel - the Alfonso XIII
(months in advance of the game, presumably).
It was officially called Alfonso Street, after the reigning Spanish monarch, King Alfonso XIII
. But to the locals it was known as Spanish Row.
To say that Alfonso XIII
's wishing to coordinate with George V about helping Russian emigres is a sign of `male chauvinism' is peculiar to say the least.
I ask you to tell: our beloved Queen, His Majesty King Alfonso XIII
, the government of Senor Sagasta, Spain, and the entire world of our loyalty to Spain, our unconditional adherence to the royal family, the government and laws of our fatherland.