Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip meeting King Juan Carlos I of Spain, Queen Sofia of Spain and their son Felipe, Prince of Asturias, at the Palacio Real de Madrid, in Madrid, for a state banquet in Spain, 18 October 1988.
Queen Elizabeth II with (from left) Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, Queen Sonja and King Harald V of Norway, Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Sofia of Spain at a Golden Jubilee dinner in 2002 Photo: PA/Fiona Hanson
Courteous Princess Anne allowed the Spanish royals to enter the Lord Mayor's Banquet at the Guildhall ahead of her. This is the first state visit by the current King Felipe and Queen Letizia, the last being in 1986 with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia
Lady Diana Princess of Wales and Prince Charles with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, April Prince Charles is a cousin to both King Juan Carlos AND Queen Sofia, they are all descendants of Queen Victoria.
August Prince Charles & Princess Diana arrive in Gibraltar to a tumultuous welcome to board the Royal Yacht Britannia at the beginning of their honeymoon cruise. They are dwarfed by the Rock of Gibraltar.