Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Fourteen Months In Siberia during the Revolution

The Alexander Palace website has an interesting online book entitled Fourteen Months In Siberia during the Revolution.

The author, Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden, speaks on her travels through Tobolsk, Ekaterinburg, and Omsk and her exile in Siberia- though she eventually reaches England . So if you have a few minutes, or if you want to simply print it off and read later, it seems as if a good read.

About the Baroness:

Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden became one of 200 honorary ladies-in-waiting to the Empress Alexandra and first served at court in November 1904. Later in 1913 as a mark of confidence and special honor she became an official lady-in-waiting and served at the side of the Tsaritsa and her family until their removal from Tobolsk to Ekaterinburg in 1918. During these five years she enjoyed a degree of intimacy and trust from Alexandra that was only matched by two other women...(


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