Quotes and stories from Agnes de Stoeckl’s memoir show up everywhere if you study the British and Russian royal families. Let’s see what she has to say for herself, shall we?
In a source report, I do a deep dive into a source and share the good, the bad, and the ugly. What little-known tidbits did I find? What’s the most surprising thing about this source? Is it worth your time and your money? Was anything wrong? Or just plain weird? I’ll tell you so you’ll know whether this book belongs on your shelf.
Secrets of the Gotha: Source Report
A book that promises to give us secrets of the European royal families? I’m in! Find out what juicy tidbits I found…as well as what you won’t find, which surprised me a little. Read more in this post, available exclusively for Patreon supporters.
The Grand Dukes: Source Report
Chapters on each of the 33 Russian grand dukes! What’s not to enjoy? From Grand Duke Alexei’s American buffalo hunt to Olga Pistolkors’s Gossip Girl-style manipulations, let’s dig in. Read more in this post, available exclusively for Patreon supporters.
The Downfall of Three Dynasties: Source Report
This book has more details on Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna’s flirtation with Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine. What juicy secrets did I learn? Find out in this post, available exclusively for Patreon supporters.
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