MARIA ROMANOV: STRANGE EPISODE WITH BREAKING WINDOWS (THE CAPRICE)

MARIA ROMANOV: STRANGE EPISODE OF BREAKING WINDOWS (THE CAPRICE)   In a 1915 letter from Grand Duchess Maria to her father, she described a very strange episode of the grand duchesses breaking glass panels with their parasols on the Caprice overpass in Alexander Park. “15 September… We walked to the Caprice…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. ANASTASIA ROMANOV – 29 SEPTEMBER, 1916.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. ANASTASIA ROMANOV – 29 SEPTEMBER, 1916. Letter from Anastasia Romanov to Nicholas II 29 September, 1916. Tsarskoe Selo. My golden Papa Darling! Again I am writing to you between lessons. Yesterday we did nothing interesting. Went to our infirmary. In the evening they…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 24 DECEMBER, 1914.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 24 DECEMBER, 1914. Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich to Nicholas II: 24th December, 1914. Petrograd Uncle, my dear, I want to write a couple of words to you. First, I send you best wishes for the holiday and…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 3 DECEMBER, 1909.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: GRAND DUKE DMITRI TO NICHOLAS II. 3 DECEMBER, 1909. Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich to Nicholas II: Petersburg. 1909. 3rd December. Dear Uncle, Allow me to bring you most heartfelt congratulations for the 6th. Such a shame that you are not at Tsarskoe, I…

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