Grand Duchess Olga on the beach in Finland: 1908.
Nicholas II and Grand Duchess Anastasia with an officer taking a break from tennis in the Crimea: 1914.
The Execution of Anne Boleyn → And then she knelt down saying, “To Christ I commend my soul, Jesus receive my soul” diverse times, till that her head was stricken off with the sword. And on the Ascension Day following, the king wore white for mourning.
I love that despite all the propaganda spread about Anne, it was her daughter, the unwanted “bastard” princess, who became the greatest Tudor monarch and quite possibly the greatest British monarch in history.