the Emperor Agustin’s untimely and tragic death his claim passed
to his eldest son the Prince Imperial. Born at Valladolid on the 30th
September 1807, Don Augustin, the Prince Imperial, was educated at
the famous English Roman Catholic boarding school of Ampleforth in
the Prince Imperial never married it is alleged that he fathered an
illegitimate daughter by an unknown lady. This alleged illegitimate
daughter later married Nicholas Fernandez de Pierola who subsequently
became President of the republic of Peru.
Imperial served as an attaché in the Mexican legation in London
and later as a volunteer he fought with the pontifical army. Having
seen the restoration of the monarchy under Emperor Maximilian, he
approved the adoption of his nephews Don Agustin and Don Salvador
by the Emperor and died unmarried the following year in New York on
11 December 1866.