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(VIDEO) His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Presides Over the Chapter of the Royal and Military Order of St. Hermenegildo in Madrid.

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On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain presided over the chapter of the Royal and Military Order of St. Hermenegildo held at the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial in Madrid.

Established in 1814 by Fernando VII, at the proposal of the Council of War and Navy, the Royal and Military Order of San Hermenegildo recognizes the constancy in the military service of the officers of the Army.

Since then, it was decreed that the annual celebration of the Chapter of the Order, which currently has a biennial character in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial for its link with San Hermenegildo, which keeps the main relic of the Saint, and for being the Royal Pantheon of all the Kings and Sovereigns of the Order.

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