Pocket Profiles · Russia

Pocket Profile – Catherine the Great

To augment the knowledge from our Lost Magnificence series, we are dipping into the history of various members of the Romanov family. The life and reign of Catherine the Great is far too vast for a mere "Pocket" Profile. That very concept is to giggle over. We are simply looking at the highlight reel here,… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Catherine the Great

Pocket Profiles · Russia

Pocket Profile – Grand Duke George of Russia

We have been enjoying Royal Warren(t)'s posts on the lost magnificence of the Romanovs so much, we thought a look at a member of the modern generation of the disposed family was in order. It's timely because one of the claiments to the  Headship of the Imperial Family of Russia was recently engaged. https://www.instagram.com/p/CKR74irhZQ1/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link George… Continue reading Pocket Profile – Grand Duke George of Russia

Madagascar · Pocket Profiles

Pocket Profile – The Mad Queen of Madagascar

Remember our feature on Queen Ranavalona III? I know some of you were disappointed that despite her education and intelligence, she wasn't able to actually rule. Well, that's not a problem for Queen Ranalanova I. Hold on to your hats and pearls, for this is quite a story. Ranavalona I is often referred to as… Continue reading Pocket Profile – The Mad Queen of Madagascar