The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Non-Reigning Houses > The Imperial Family of Russia

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #41  
Old 04-25-2009, 09:02 PM
Attaining Grace's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 140
It was very strange that Mathilde kept the two Dukes on a string!

What do people think about her being accused of arms smuggling?
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #42  
Old 04-25-2009, 09:56 PM
Grace Angel's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Iowa, United States
Posts: 462
I think she loved Andrei and yet had been with Sergei longer though she didn't love him romantically and thus she couldn't force herself to end the affair with him, until he died in the Revolution. Sergei who knew she didn't love him as he did her even proposed to her around the time of the Revolution, and she had to turn him down. So he obviously never gave up. And she truly loved Andrei, so she didn't want to leave him.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #43  
Old 07-21-2011, 09:02 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Waterford, United States
Posts: 911
She was adept at surviving being dumped and I read in the Massie book that she felt devastated when she witnessed the coronation of Nicholas and Alexandra, knowing that she would never have him as her own.
Reply With Quote
  #44  
Old 07-21-2011, 10:20 PM
Vasillisos Markos's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Crete, United States
Posts: 1,166
She seemed to be the "official" courtesan for the Grand Dukes of Russia! I know that the mob sacked her mansion during the revolution because of the ties to the royal family and because she was suspected of being an arms dealer, but from whence did that accusation arise?
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
mathilde kschessinska


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Prince William of Gloucester (1941-1972) Etienne,DuchessofBurgundy British Royals 109 08-23-2015 09:42 AM
Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix) (1872-1918) gaoshan1021 The Imperial Family of Russia 535 07-22-2015 11:31 AM
Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester and Miss Birgitte van Deurs: 8 July 1972 Scott Royal Weddings 15 11-20-2014 10:41 AM
Prince Nicholas (1872-1938), Grand Duchess Elena (1882-1957) and daughters Princess_Elizaveta Greek Royal History 113 03-26-2011 08:19 PM
Funeral of King Frederik IX of Denmark; January 24, 1972 olivier290782 Danish Royal History 6 12-01-2004 03:36 PM




Popular Tags
australia best outfit birth camilla carl philip chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events death duchess of cornwall fashion fashion poll felipe vi funeral general news germany hereditary grand duchess stéphanie infanta leonor king abdullah of jordan king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king philippe king willem-alexander letizia maxima official visit picture of the week president gauck president hollande prince carl philip prince charles prince daniel prince frederik prince of wales princess ariane princess beatrice princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess madeleine princess mary princess mary daytime fashion princess mary style princess mette-marit queen elizabeth ii queen fabiola queen letizia queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima fashion queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia queen sonja royal fashion sayn sofia hellqvist spanish royals state visit sweden the hague victoria wedding willem-alexander


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:32 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]