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His Royal Highness the Infante of Spain Don Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies &  Bourbon-

 Parma, Head of the Royal House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria, Count of Caserta

Registered: The International Register of Arms, 27th Novemberl 2006. Registration No. 0078.

Arms: Per pale: Dexter, per pale: dexter, Quarterly of six: lst and 6th ) Or, six fleurs de-lys Azure, one, two, two and one (Farnese of Parma); 2nd and 4th, Gules, a fesse Argent (Austria); 3rd and 5th, bendy of six Or and Azure, a bordure Gules (Burgundy Ancient); all debruised of an escutcheon Argent charged with five escutcheons Azure in cross, each bearing five plates in saltire argent, all within a bordure Gules, charged with seven castles Or (Portugal). Sinister, on a fesse Gules, a fesse Argent (Austria); in chief, Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Gules a castle Or, masoned Sable, port and fenestration Azure (Castile); 2nd and 3rd, Argent, a lion rampant armed langued and crowned Or (Leon); ente en pointe: Argent, a pomegranate Gules, stalked and leaved Vert (Granada). In base, per fesse: in chief per bend-sinister in dexter-chief, bendy of six Or and Azure, a bordure Gules (Burgundy Ancient); in sinister base, Or, a lion Sable, armed and langued Gules (Flanders);  in base ax, nine fleurs-de-lys, three, three and three Or, debruised of a label throughout of five points

The Arms of His Royal Highness the Infante of Spain Don Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Gules (Anjou). Sinister per pale: dexter per fess: in chief, per fess, Or, four pallets Gules (Aragon) impaling per saltire, palewise, Or, four pallets Gules (also for Aragon) and fessewise Argent, an eagle displayed Sable beaked and membered Gules, crowned Or (Sicily). In base Azure, eight fleurs de-lys Or, three, two and three, within a bordure compony Argent and Gules (Burgundy Modem). In base, per fesse: in chief, in bend; in dexter base, Argent, an eagle displayed Gules, beaked, membered, crowned and trefle Or (Tyrol); and in sinister chief, Sable, a lion rampant Or, armed and langued Gules (Brabant). In base, Argent a cross potent between four crosses humetty Or (Jerusalem). Sinister, Or, six torteaux, the chief most absconded by a heurte charged with three fleurs-de-lys Or, the other five Gules (Medicis of Tuscany). Over all an escutcheon of pretence Azure, three fleurs-de-lys Or, a bordure Gules (Bourbon-Anjou). The whole ensigned with the Royal Crown of the Two Sicilies and surrounded by the Collars of the Orders of Saint Januarius, Saint Ferdinand and of Merit, the Constantinian Order of Saint George and the Golden Fleece.

His Royal Highness the Infante of Spain Don Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies & Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Calabria, Count of Caserta, Grand Master of the Illustrious Royal Order of Saint Januarius, Knight of the Most Illustrious Order of the Golden Fleece, President of the Council of the four Military Orders of Santiago, Calatrava, Alcántara and Montesa, Grand Commander of Alcántara, Grand Cross of Military Merit with White Distinction, Grand Cross of the Spanish Order of Naval Merit, Grand Cross of the Spanish Order of Agricultural Merit, Grand Cross of the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle, Grand Cross of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher, Grand Cross of the Royal Portuguese Order of Vila Viçosa, Grand Cross of the Royal Order of the Star of Karageorge of Yugoslavia, etc.

His Royal Highness the Infante Don Carlos, Duke of Calabria, was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, where his parents the Infante Don Alfonso and Infanta Doña Alicia (born a Princess of Parma) were living in exile. They returned to Spain in 1941 where the young Prince went to school as the companion of his first cousin, Infante Don Juan Carlos, then Prince of the Asturias and later Prince, then King of Spain.

He subsequently trained as a lawyer working briefly in New York with the Chase Manhattan Bank. He is now a director of several companies and President of the Spanish Confederation of Foundations, President of the Spanish Royal Naval Foundation, and of the Spanish branches of the United World College and the World Wildlife Fund.

Don Carlos became Duke of Noto in 1960 when Infante Don Alfonso succeeded his uncle, Ferdinando Pio, Duke of Calabria, as Head of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies and Grand Master of the Constantinian Order. In 1964 his father died and he succeeded him in turn, becoming Duke of Calabria. In 1994 he was appointed an Infante of Spain, by Royal Decree of HM King Juan Carlos I.

In 1965 he married Princess Anne of Orléans, daughter of the Count and Countess of Paris; they live in Madrid and have five children, a son, four daughters and nine grandchildren.

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