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Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, and Maria Nikolaevna of Russia at the funeral of Grand Duke Constantin “KR” Constantinovich, who died of a heart attack on 15 June 1915. Anastasia and Alexei were at home with their mother.
Nicholas’s diary entry from that day:

At 10:30 I set out with Ella, Olga, Tatiana and Maria to town, straight to the cathedral. The requiem service and funeral lasted two and a half hours. It was sad to look at Aunt Olga, Mavra and particularly poor Tatiana [KR’s daughter] when they lowered Kostia’s body into the grave! Lunched with Mama. Returned to Tsarskoe Selo at 4 o’clock. Went out on the ponds with Alexei. The day was fine. Dined with Ella, Masha and Dmitri. Engaged in talk during the evening.

Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, and Maria Nikolaevna of Russia at the funeral of Grand Duke Constantin “KR” Constantinovich, who died of a heart attack on 15 June 1915. Anastasia and Alexei were at home with their mother.

Nicholas’s diary entry from that day:

At 10:30 I set out with Ella, Olga, Tatiana and Maria to town, straight to the cathedral. The requiem service and funeral lasted two and a half hours. It was sad to look at Aunt Olga, Mavra and particularly poor Tatiana [KR’s daughter] when they lowered Kostia’s body into the grave! Lunched with Mama. Returned to Tsarskoe Selo at 4 o’clock. Went out on the ponds with Alexei. The day was fine. Dined with Ella, Masha and Dmitri. Engaged in talk during the evening.

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    Note he refers to his daughter as Maria and his niece as Masha… Nicky, why must you confuse my with your diminutives?!?