Nicholas and Alexandra - Study Guide Part 4: Chapter 31 Summary & Analysis

Robert K. Massie
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The Provisional Government was trying to get the Romanov family to a place of safety. This was one of their goals. They were not political enemies any further and they passed a law against capital punishment to head off demands for Nicholas's execution. They sent a request to England for asylum for Nicholas and his family. The British Prime Minister, David Lloyd George agreed to accept the Romanovs if the Russians paid the bills. The Soviet knew of the plan because Kerensky had announced that he would personally escort them to Murmansk. The Soviet didn't have the strength to move the Romanovs to the Petrograd prison and the Provisional Government didn't have the strength to move then to Murmansk by train. The only thing that the Romanovs ever knew was that the King and Queen of England were asking about the Romanovs. Due...

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