Marquesa de Casa Torres?

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by chobalsim, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. chobalsim Senior Member

    Korea, Korean
    Marquesa de Casa Torres, the great-grandmother of Queen Fabiola

    Queen Fabiola is a queen consort of King Baudouin I of the Belgians.
    What does "Marquesa" mean? Is it just a name or an English equivalent of marquis?
    Could it be a misspelling of marquess? (It's from an English text.)
  2. pickypuck Senior Member

    Badajoz, Spanish Extremadura
    Extremaduran Spanish
    Marquesa is the Spanish for marchioness. Fabiola was born in Spain and all her family comes from there. It seems that in that text they have preferred to write the title of the great-grandmother in Spanish.

    ¡Olé! :cool:
  3. chobalsim Senior Member

    Korea, Korean
    Thank you soooo much, pickypuck.

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