ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: MARIA ROMANOV AND ALEXEI ROMANOV – 25 FEBRUARY, 1916.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS:  MARIA ROMANOV AND ALEXEI ROMANOV – 25 FEBRUARY, 1916.

Tsarevich Alexei with his sister at the snow tower.
Alexei Romanov with his sisters at the snow tower.

From the 1916 diary of Maria Romanov:

25 February. Lessons as usual. Went to church 5 with Papa. Breakfast with same and Mama on the sofa. Built the tower. Went to our infirmary with A., sat with Sh.N. Had tea with Papa, Mama and O. and A.  Went to church 5 with Papa and Mama. Had dinner with same except Al. Papa read. Anya was here.

 

From the 1916 diary of Alexei Romanov:

25 February. Got up early. Studied then took a walk. Had breakfast everyone. Went to bed early. As usual.

 

From the book MARIA and ANASTASIA: The Youngest Romanov Grand Duchesses In Their Own Words: Letters, Diaries, Postcards.

 

 

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