Royal Biography, Princess Tarakanova: Yelizaveta Alekseyevna Tarakanova.

   An individual who went by multiple names, such as Knyaginya Vladimirskaya or Princess Vladimir – Fraulein Frank and Madame Tremouille. She was born in 1745 and died in 1775. She was, by her claim, the daughter of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna & Count Alexei G. Razumovsky, a Ukrainian born Russian Cossack who was rumored toContinue reading “Royal Biography, Princess Tarakanova: Yelizaveta Alekseyevna Tarakanova.”

How many children did King David of Israel have and what names were they given?

 Including the ten concubines of King David, 10 of whom were unnamed (2 Samuel 15:16). In Hebron, whom King David would reign for seven years and six months (1 Chronicles 3:1-9), David had his 1st born named Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel after Amnon was Daniel, the son of Abigail of Carmel. After Daniel was Absalom, the son ofContinue reading “How many children did King David of Israel have and what names were they given?”

Greek Turquoise Parure

The Royal Watcher Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Françoise of Greece and Orléans, the mother of Prince Michael of Greece, who died on this day in 1953. A relatively unknown member of the extensive Greek Royal Family, Princess Françoise owned a glittering Turquoise Parure which we are featuring today. View original postContinue reading “Greek Turquoise Parure”