“I would like to go to Russia very much - although the bastards murdered half my family”.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, When asked in 1967 if he’d like to visit the Soviet Union.
Alexandra was Philip’s Great-Aunt, his Grandmother Victoria of Hesse was her older sister. He never met his Romanov Cousins, as they were murdered three years before he was born, though his older sisters met them and there are multiple photographs of them together. His DNA was used to help identify the remains of Alexandra and her children when they were found in the woods near