Nicholas and Alexandra - Part 2: Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Robert K. Massie
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Alexis' hemophilia was hidden from everyone with only a few people at Tsarskoe Selo aware of the condition. The Imperial Park at Tsarskoe Selo is the site of two palaces, the Catherine Palace and the Alexander Palace. Nicholas and Alexander lived in the Alexander Palace. Five thousand infantrymen were stationed at the Park for the protection of the royal family. The royal children did their lessons in the palace with various tutors. They were attended to daily by various physicians with specialists for the hemophilia of Alexis. The main meal of the day was at midday, even though Alexandra was usually absent. Both Nicholas and Alexandra preferred simple dishes for meals rather than the lavish rich dishes of the French chefs. After lunch, the children would return to their classes, Alexandra would go for a carriage ride and Nicholas would ride with friends...

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