An Englishman in the Court of the Tsar The Spiritual Journey of Charles Sydney Gibbes by Christine L. Benagh

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Published by Conciliar Press in Ben Lomond, California .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Orthodox Churches,
  • Russia,
  • Historical - General,
  • Educators,
  • Religion,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • Nicholas II, 1894-1917,
  • History,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Christianity - Orthodox Churches,
  • Christianity - Orthodox,
  • 1876-1963,
  • Gibbes, Charles Sydney,

About the Edition

A biography of Sydney Gibbes (1876-1963), English Language and Literature tutor to the children of Nicholas II and Alexandra Fedorovna. He was later ordained priest in the Russian Orthodox Church and, on his return to the UK, established a church in Oxford.

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8710184M
ISBN 101888212195
ISBN 109781888212198

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No, the historical Lord Randolph, the English ambassador to Scotland played in the movie by Adrian Lester, was not black. Not was the historical Bess of Hardwick Chinese.

Lady Hardwick, Elizabeth I’s chief lady in waiting. Most importantly, Tsar Nicholas II was a compassionate Christian Emperor who cared for ALL of his subjects and wanted the best for every corner of his empire without exception.

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