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The Duchess of Braganza conferred the Order of Saint Isabel, in recognition for their philanthropic work, to the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Crown Princess Margarita of Romania, Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein, Princess Christine of Orleans-Braganza and Princess Eleanora of Ligne. The ceremony was held at the Portuguese Catholic Cathedral of Rome, Italy – 27 October 2012.

The insignia consists of an oval shaped medallion worked in gold with an enamelled centre representing the Saint giving alms to a beggar, with the   motto Pauperum Solatio (for the solace of the poor). The reverse has the monogram of Donna Carlota Joaquina with the inscription ‘Real ordem de Santa Izabel’.

Crown Princess Margarita of Romania

Hat tip to Manuel Beninger