Marie Alexandrovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, Duchess of Edinburgh and of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1853-1920) has been the mother of Queen Marie of Romania and great-grandmother of HM King Michael of Romania. This article, by Diana, just published in the UK based magazine “Majesty”, reviews her life through excerpts from her well written correspondence kept at the Romanian archives.
To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the death of Marie Alexandrovna, Grand Duchess of Russia, Duchess of Edinburgh and of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Majesty magazine has just published my article ‘Always Imperial’ in their October 2010 issue. Other articles on royal history contained within this issue: ‘Frankly speaking’ (Prince Francis of Teck) by Adrian Woodhouse, ‘On His Majesty’s Service’ (Duke and Duchess of Windsor) by Robert Prentice. see for m … Read More