Margaret of Sicily
Germany Miscellaneous

Kunigunde of Eisenberg – The Poisoner

Kunigunde of Eisenberg was born circa 1245 as the daughter of Count Otto of Eisenberg and his wife Anna of Kottwotz. She acted as a lady-in-waiting to Margaret of Sicily, daughter of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor by his third wife, Isabella of England and wife of Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, Landgrave of Thuringia and Count Palatine of Saxony. [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

First results of investigation into “Yekaterinburg remains” made public

The forensic tests being performed in the case of the “Yekaterinburg remains” have revealed indirect evidence that the remains are indeed those of Nicholas II and his family. In an interview posted on criminalist Vyacheslav Popov said, “We have found traces of a sword blow to the head [presumably of Nicholas II].” The criminalist was [read more]