HISTORY MEME : (1/ 8) objects - Imperial Romanov Crown of Russia
The House of Romanov was the second and last imperial dynasty to rule over Russia, reigning from 1613 until the 1917 overthrow of the monarchy during the February Revolution. The later history of the Imperial House is sometimes referred to informally as the House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov.Russia’s last coronation was in 1896, for Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra. The last occasion on which the Great Imperial Crown was officially used was the State Opening of the Duma in 1906. (+ + +)
She wants her son alive, or the men who killed him dead. She wants to feed the crows, like they did at the Red Wedding. Freys and Boltons, aye. We’ll give her those, as many as she likes.
“I like sports where it’s all on you,” he says. “Where if you lose your focus for a second, it’s all over.” [x]
history meme | (5/6) women | empress jingu
was a legendary Japanese empress. The empress consort to Emperor Chūai, she also served as Regent from the time of her husband’s death in 201 until her son Emperor Ōjin acceded to the throne in 269. Up until the Meiji period, Jingū was considered to have been the 15th Japanese imperial ruler, according to the traditional order of succession; but a re-evaluation of the extant historical records caused her name to be removed from that list; and her son, Emperor Ōjin, is today considered to have been the 15th sovereign. (+more)