July 18 – Grand Duchess Elizabeth; Theneva

Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna Romanova the New Martyr (1864–1918) (Елизавета Фëдоровна Романова) was second daughter of Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse-and-by-Rhine and Princess Alice of Great Britain, and grew up being called “Ella” (although if she ever sat in the cinders you can bet she caught heck for it). She was sent away at… Continue reading July 18 – Grand Duchess Elizabeth; Theneva