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In our preceding five entries, we brought you a schedule of the main imperial events of the coronation. Many were recorded by participants in letters or memoir or press report, but our comprehensive source for the formal schedule was Nicholas’s official coronation album.  548 more words

Alexandra Feodorovna

Homecoming Coronation: A Complete Guide to Success

Imagine this: it’s the day of homecoming coronation. The court has been announced and everyone is lined up on the field when  you suddenly realize, you left the crowns for the king and queen locked up in the building.   765 more words

High School Homecoming

Coronation schedule - pt. 3

Monday, May 13/25

AM: Nicholas and Alexandra in religious retreat at Neskuchnoye Palace; attend Divine Liturgy at 11AM

12PM: Nicholas and Alexandra take luncheon with the Dowager Empress and the Crown Prince of Denmark… 891 more words

Alexandra Feodorovna

19th July 1821. Banned from her Coronation.

George IV later nicknamed the Prince of ‘Whales’ died in 1830 aged 67 of liver cirrhosis, having become probably our fattest king, though Henry VIII must have run him close. 447 more words


Coronation Celebration in Bratislava, Slovakia

This morning we took an early train from Vienna to Bratislava – the capital of Slovakia.  Bratislava is only about an hour away from Vienna by train and the main train station is within walking distance of old town Bratislava.  579 more words

Historic Building

A Life for the Tsar:

Triumph and Tragedy at the Coronation of Nicholas II

By Greg King and Janet Ashton

Nicholas II’s coronation in Moscow in May 1896 was the last and most splendid event of its kind in Russia, a fantastic spectacle of glittering pomp and gilded pageantry to impress and inspire loyalty. 274 more words

Alexandra Feodorovna

First of His Name

CONFESSION: This is not another synopsis of Game of Thrones (Season 4, Episode 5) – in a long list of already existing ones.

This is this fool, swearing allegiance to the most Imperfect Blog of them all through his first ever blogpost and the most difficult one to date. 82 more words