grand duchess

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the wife of a grand duke or a woman holding that rank in her own right

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Tsar Nicholas II's aunt, the Grand Duchess, hid the piece in the vault at Vladimir Palace in 1918 when she fled St Petersburg in the wake of the revolution.
Sheila Barker's essay on Christine of Lorraine shows the grand duchess parlaying her role as caretaker of the family's health into a reputation as a patroness of chemistry.
After the incognito visit, under the name of the comtesse du Nord, of the Grand Duchess, later Empress of Russia, the Russian nobility were among Rose's richest and most spendthrift customers.
Next, The Duchess will call on the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, before joining the official commemoration of the Treaty of London.
It was its social and economic aspects and their direct impact on low-income families that caught the jurys attention, as observed Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, President of the High Jury: "Microfinance has always been and remains at the heart of my priorities.
Your lucky Kate is the Grand Duchess Ykaterina Alekseyevna (1729-1796).
Synopsis: Nikolai Romanovin, a royal prince of Oxenburg, has travelled to the deepest wilds of Scotland to rescue his grandmother the Grand Duchess, who was abducted while visiting an old friend in the Highlands.
MASTER Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia - the daughter of Tsar Nicholas II - needed to work on the teenage pout in her arty shot from 1914.
The ballet traces the story of Anna Anderson, the woman who tried to persuade the world that she was the Grand Duchess Anastasia.
Grand Duchess Izabella - a force to be reckoned with Meanwhile, as Arthur struggles with his conscience, Linda begs him to stop his illicit work with the Peaky Blinders.
And when he meets Grand Duchess Izabella, the real force behind his mission, he discovers there's a traitor in his paymasters' midst.
And when meets Grand Duchess Izabella, the real force behind his mission, he discovers there's a traitor in his paymasters' midst - one who could unravel the entire plan.
I don't mean the Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna, the daughter of the last tsar of Russia, Tsar Nicholas, but the Greek word for "resurrection.
The assembly is honored by the presence of HRH The Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
Crown Prince Alexei, 13, and Grand Duchess Maria, 19, will be laid to rest with the rest of the family in tsarist capital St Petersburg.