In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But minor skirmishes continued and in 1625 Charles I, having been rebuffed by the infanta of Spain, sent in an expeditionary force commanded by Sir Edward Cecil to Andalucía.
- At the very least, it can be stated that fathers who characterized themselves as playing an active role in the caretaking of their infant also described their relationship with their infantas positive and secure.
- The peace was sealed the next year by the marriage of the king to the infanta Maria Theresa, thereby giving him and his heirs potential claims on the throne of Spain.
- However, custom forbade him unchaperoned access to the infanta, and when he demonstrated his love by leaping over a garden wall to greet her, she ran away.
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