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"Many believe that I took up a cross too great for me. That I will either regret it later and throw it away, or fall under its weight... Of course I am unworthy of that immeasurable happiness, that the Lord has given me, - to go this way. I will not even try, and He Who is love itself, shall forgive me all my misdoings, for He sees how I wish to serve Him..." Saint Elizabeth Feodorovna Romanova, Grand Duchess of Russia

Tsarina Alexandra. was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Born a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, she was given the name Alexandra Feodorovna upon being received into the Russian Orthodox Church, which canonized her as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer in Alexandra is best remembered as the last Tsarina of Russia and as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia disease.

Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia with two of his daughters,Grand Duchesses Anastasia and Maria Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia in 1914 during a break in their tennis with officers. "AL"

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895–1918), daughter of Nicholas II of Russia