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Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 05-13-2008, 10:55 AM
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Posted By JPhinala
Also, this precedence only held true if all three...

Also, this precedence only held true if all three were at some other location. If they were in England King George would have ranked first, the same sort of thing holds true for Germany and Russia. ...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 04-27-2008, 01:11 PM
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Posted By JPhinala
I would just like to clarify that I was, in no...

I would just like to clarify that I was, in no way, trying to insinuate that Maria Vladimirovna "looked Jewish" or that it was a bad thing. I have many faults but antisemitism isn't one of them. I...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 12-07-2007, 04:13 PM
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Posted By JPhinala
So, what do we know about Nikolai and Rostislav...

So, what do we know about Nikolai and Rostislav Romanov? The only time I've ever seen them was in pictures from HIM the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna's reburial service and the unveiling of a...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-28-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 257
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Posted By JPhinala
While I agree that being in the Army builds lots...

While I agree that being in the Army builds lots of moral character and was a crucial part of the Romanov image (I once heard the army refered to as the "Playground of the Romanovs") there are two...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-27-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
Where did you hear that? I would love to read...

Where did you hear that? I would love to read about that. (If I had to choose a Romanov to be Tsar I would choose Nicholas as well but he has no sons. grrrr.)
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-27-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
Yes. And Nicholas was considered a physically...

Yes. And Nicholas was considered a physically disapointing Tsar. Both to the family and to Russian Society. As for Cathrine and Elizabeth they were large in a time when being overweight was not so...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-25-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
Let's face it, people do not want a monarch who...

Let's face it, people do not want a monarch who is not a symbol of their power. Part of the Romanov image was tall, muscular men who could display the strength of Russia. I'm similar in size to...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-24-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
I firmly disagree with the right of the Head of...

I firmly disagree with the right of the Head of Family of a deposed Monarchy to be the fount of honour. And it certainly has not "always passed in law in precedent." There are no laws about who has...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-22-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
Yes. Nicholas origionally named Aleksi Tsar but...

Yes. Nicholas origionally named Aleksi Tsar but then he was persuaded that it would be a death sentance for Aleksi so he named Michael Tsar. I believe the quote from the abdication decree reads "We...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-18-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
What is this manifesto? I've never heard it...

What is this manifesto? I've never heard it mentioned before. I don't dispute Kyrill and Vladimir as the rightful Heads of the Imperial Family in their turn. What I dispute is this business about...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 11-06-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
Interestingly enough, one of my favorite stories...

Interestingly enough, one of my favorite stories about Prince Felix Yousoppov (not really a Romanov but married to one) is that he cut his two favorite Rembrandt's (The Man in the Large Hat and The...
Forum: The Imperial Family of Russia 01-06-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 124,276
Posted By JPhinala
Does anyone know anything about him other than...

Does anyone know anything about him other than that? Have any pictures? Links? Thanks!
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