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Old 07-19-2010, 10:19 PM
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Princess Marie of Greece and Denmark, the wife of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich, was outside Russia when the war broke and spent it in Great Britain and never saw her husband again. He, like many of the Romanovs, was killed during the Revolution. While I cannot say for certain that the Grand Duchess George met Empress Marie in Calais, I see no reason why GD George could not have because: 1. she was outside Russian when war was declared; 2) Marie was also outside Russia at the same time; and 3) Great Britain and France were allies, therefore people could travel between the two countries.
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i read in a local newspaper in Calais that the Empress Consort of Russia Maria Feodorovna came back from England by boat that day, arrived in Calais near 18:00 & met "the Grand Duchess George" at her descent of the boat.
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the article says that the "Gd Duchess George" arrived by car from Paris (on July 1st 1914 near 6:00 PM)

could it be an other grand duchess ?

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Old 07-22-2010, 11:29 AM
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I don't think so. Here is a link to the list of Romanov survivors which you might find interesting. Scroll down until you locate Group XII where you will find the entry on Grand Duchess George.

Royal Russia - The Fate of the Romanovs: The Survivors
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