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Dagmar of Denmark, Maria Feodorovna Part 2

Dagmar of Denmark, Maria Feodorovna Part 2

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We are back for part 2 in our 3 part series on Dagmar of Denmark aka Alexandra Feodorovna, the second to last Tsarina of Russia. From train disasters, dramatic love affairs, royal weddings, to assassination attempts – this episode is filled to the brim. So, hold onto your seats y'all as we jump back into Motha Russia. Time stamps: 00:46 Diving into Russian History: The Story of Dagmar 04:22 Dagmar's Transition to Russian Life 07:03 Dagmar's Family Life and Challenges 21:56 The Assassination Attempt and Family Dynamics 27:35 Dagmar's Summer Trips to Denmark 29:52 The Assassination Attempts on Alexander II 32:35 The Ascension to Power and the New Life 34:11 The Coronation and life as Tsarina 47:42 The Borky Train Disaster 50:37 The Final Days of Sasha 58:01 The New Role as Dowager Tsarina Some sources: https://www.alexanderpalace.org/palace/mariabio.php Unofficial Royalty History of Royal Women Cursed Facts about Maria Feodorovna Royal Splendor Queens podcast is part of Airwave Media podcast network. Please contact advertising@airwavemedia.com if you would like to advertise on our podcast. Want more Queens? Head to our Patreon, check out our merch store and follow us on Instagram! Our awesome new intro music is thanks to @1touchproduction ! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1 hour 1 min

21 February Finished

Katy's Corner rerun: Alexander III of Russia

Katy's Corner rerun: Alexander III of Russia

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This is a Patreon Katy's Corner episode from 2022! In which Katy discusses the complicated dude, Alexander III of Russia. This is meant to compliment our Dagmar of Denmark episode where we won't go into his politics too much. So, in case that's something you want to know more about, check it out here. Time stamps 00:00 Introduction to the Episode 00:50 Exploring the Life of Alexander III of Russia 02:22 The Complex Personality of Alexander III 02:23 Alexander III's Early Life and Ascension to the Throne 08:22 Alexander III's Personal Life and Family 15:25 The Controversial Reign of Alexander III 18:12 The Impact of Alexander III's Policies 26:41 Alexander III's Final Years and Legacy 30:13 Conclusion and Reflections Queens podcast is part of Airwave Media podcast network. Please contact advertising@airwavemedia.com if you would like to advertise on our podcast. Want more Queens? Head to our Patreon, check out our merch store and follow us on Instagram! Our awesome new intro music is thanks to @1touchproduction ! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32 mins

19 February Finished

Galentines Day Special: Duchess of Devonshire Part 2

Galentines Day Special: Duchess of Devonshire Part 2

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Happy Galentines Day, everyone! Today we are revisiting the life of the fashion icon and all-around controversial lady, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. This episode is originally from 2020 when we first met and fell absolutely in love with the complicated woman that is Georgiana. This is part 2 of that series In this episode we'll get into the politics, the drama and the threesome relationship between Georgiana, Bess Foster and the Duke of Devonshire. Content warning for eating disorders, addiction issues, and miscarriages. Time Stamps 01:14 Georgiana's Unhappy Marriage and Meeting Bess Foster 02:25 The Deepening Friendship Between Georgiana and Bess 07:22 Georgiana's First Successful Pregnancy 13:57 Georgiana's Involvement in Politics 19:58 Georgiana's Gambling Addiction and Financial Troubles 22:26 The Unconventional Throuple: Georgiana, Bess, and the Duke 23:50 Bess's Pregnancy and the Strain on the Throuple 29:27 The Throuple's Trip to France 30:43 The French Revolution and the Duchess 31:51 The Miracle Baby 35:29 The Love Affair with Charles Gray 37:44 The Scandal and Exile 50:29 Return to England and Life After Scandal Some sources: Sotheby's: First Lady of Fashion https://www.sothebys.com/en/articles/first-lady-of-fashion-georgiana-duchess-of-devonshire Georgian: Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman https://www.amazon.com/Duchess-Amanda-Foreman/dp/0812979699 Thank you Hello Fresh so much for your support. And if our listeners want to give it a try Go to HelloFresh.com/50baddest and use code 50baddest for 50% off plus 15% off your next 2 months! Queens podcast is part of Airwave Media podcast network. Please contact advertising@airwavemedia.com if you would like to advertise on our podcast. Want more Queens? Head to our Patreon, check out our merch store and follow us on Instagram! Our awesome new intro music is thanks to @1touchproduction ! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1 hour 1 min

14 February Finished

Galentines Day Special: Duchess of Devonshire Part 1

Galentines Day Special: Duchess of Devonshire Part 1

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Happy Galentines Day, everyone! Today we are revisiting the life of the fashion icon and all-around controversial lady, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. This episode is originally from 2020 when we first met and fell absolutely in love with the complicated woman that is Georgiana. We explore the fascinating early life of one of England's most glamorous and controversial women - Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire. From her unconventional upbringing to her marriage to the Duke of Devonshire and her political activism, we delve deep into the life of this trailblazing queen. Content warning for eating disorders, addiction issues, and miscarriages. Time stamps: 01:38 Introducing Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire 02:43 Georgiana's Early Life and Education 07:09 Georgiana's Marriage to the Duke of Devonshire 16:30 Georgiana's Struggles and Life as a Duchess 23:01 The Duchess's Drinking Problem 25:23 The Duchess's Gambling Debts 26:29 The Miscarriage and its Aftermath 32:06 The Duchess as a Fashion Icon 37:55 The Duchess's Political Involvement 44:19 The Arrival of Lady Elizabeth Foster Some sources: Sotheby's: First Lady of Fashion https://www.sothebys.com/en/articles/first-lady-of-fashion-georgiana-duchess-of-devonshire Georgian: Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman https://www.amazon.com/Duchess-Amanda-Foreman/dp/0812979699 -------------------------------------- Thank you Hello Fresh so much for your support. And if our listeners want to give it a try Go to HelloFresh.com/50baddest and use code 50baddest for 50% off plus 15% off your next 2 months! Queens podcast is part of Airwave Media podcast network. Please contact advertising@airwavemedia.com if you would like to advertise on our podcast. Want more Queens? Head to our Patreon, check out our merch store and follow us on Instagram! Our awesome new intro music is thanks to @1touchproduction ! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 mins

13 February Finished

Dagmar of Denmark (Maria Feodorovna) part 1

Dagmar of Denmark (Maria Feodorovna) part 1

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Hey queens! This week we're heading to Denmark, where Katy and Nathan the second to last tsarina of Russia, Dagmar of Denmark, aka Maria Feodorovna. Yes, we love those Romanov's but for most of this episode we'll be in Copenhagen. The episode delves into the Danish princess' remarkable early life, family background, deep bond with her sister Alexandra, her education, and her relationships with her family. Some other players are Queen Victoria and Sasha Fierce! Time stamps: 00:00 Introduction, cocktail recipe & Patreon shout outs 03:41 The Early Life of Dagmar of Denmark 08:01 Dagmar's Family and Their Unexpected Rise to Royalty 20:07 Dagmar's Potential Suitors and Introduction to Russian Royalty 22:47 The Perfect Crown Prince 23:54 The Proposal and Learning Languages for Love 24:22 Family Bonds and the In-Laws 28:18 The Tragic News and the Journey to Nice 31:36 Death and an engagement 34:32 Meet Sasha Fierce 42:24 The Extravagant Russian Nobility and the Wedding Sources: https://www.creativehistorian.co.uk/blog/read_200275/almost-kings-nixa-of-russia.html  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOGjEw9Gr04 https://www.unofficialroyalty.com/tsesarevich-nicholas-alexandrovich-of-russia/  https://www.historyofroyalwomen.com/dagmar-of-denmark-2/empress-maria-feodorovna-part-one-life-princess/ -------- Thank you Hello Fresh so much for your support. And if our listeners want to give it a try Go to HelloFresh.com/50baddest and use code 50baddest for 50% off plus 15% off your next 2 months! Queens podcast is part of Airwave Media podcast network. Please contact advertising@airwavemedia.com if you would like to advertise on our podcast. Want more Queens? Head to our Patreon, check out our merch store and follow us on Instagram! Our awesome new intro music is thanks to @1touchproduction ! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46 mins

7 February Finished

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