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Re: Ghosts, Hauntings & Mysticism in the Romanov Family
« Reply #30 on: November 26, 2005, 04:33:25 PM »
I've heard that about Henry the eighth's wife, Anne Boleyn--she was his second wife, and the mother of Elizabeth I. She was imprisoned in the Tower of London and then beheaded there for 'commiting' treason--the problem being he had tired of her and she had not bore him a son, so he wanted to be free to move on to the next wife. How many wives did he have executed? (Not including his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, who died practically forgotten by Henry, in her old age. But his treatment of her is at least partially responsible for her health failing so quickly.)
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« Reply #31 on: December 03, 2005, 12:35:27 PM »
Do you see the person standing over Anya? What do you think it could be about? Maybe something was wrong with the film...it's really wicked though. The whole spirit world is so fascinating. If the Romanov's are ghosts, I do hope they are not suffering and have found their way home.

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Re: Ghosts, Hauntings & Mysticism in the Romanov Family
« Reply #32 on: December 03, 2005, 01:49:05 PM »
That's just somebody who moved while the picture was taken. No gost ;D

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Re: Ghosts, Hauntings & Mysticism in the Romanov Family
« Reply #33 on: December 06, 2005, 12:26:36 AM »
That picture above was one of those that Anastasia most likely asked someone to take for her, she has a series of "odd" photos, like for example the one where she looks like she's floating! ;)

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« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2005, 09:27:01 AM »
Perhaps it is simply one photo superimposed on the other??

Wasn't photograpy still in the early stages at that time?

I remember some of our photos in the 1970's had that problem also.

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« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2005, 10:50:42 AM »
That stories are very interesting, I was fascinated. I believe in ghosts, and have heard some ghost stories recently that intrigue me, and these are some of them. The links between our world and another one are fascinating, and we desire to know, but we really don't. Ghost stories are our way to explain these things. Ghost stories are age old, but new too -we hear them everyday. At the end of one of the Alexandra biographies, I believe that it is the Greg King one, it says something about what might be the ghost of Alexandra. It is on the last page of this biography, if anyone wants to look.

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« Reply #36 on: December 06, 2005, 12:44:32 PM »
Could you write it here please? :D
About Anne Boleyn's ghost, I think that she also haunts the Queen Anne hotel. Its located in California, I think.I would not want to see her ghost, she had purple eyes...spooky! :o


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« Reply #37 on: December 07, 2005, 08:23:28 AM »
Yeah, I will quote it here tomorrow, I don't have it with me today. It is a rather hard book to get your hands on, by excellant reading. I think it is the best biography out there of her. ;)

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« Reply #38 on: December 07, 2005, 09:16:59 AM »
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Perhaps it is simply one photo superimposed on the other??

Wasn't photograpy still in the early stages at that time?

I remember some of our photos in the 1970's had that problem also.


I think photography was invented more than 50 years before.

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« Reply #39 on: December 07, 2005, 10:13:48 AM »
Still, photography was not as advanced as today, and this wasn't a ghost  in the Anastasia photo whatever else it might be.  ;)

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« Reply #40 on: December 07, 2005, 01:39:08 PM »
What happened with the Anastasya pic, happens with MANY Romanov photos. But, I don't think they were ghosts, just people moving about.  ::) ;)

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« Reply #41 on: December 08, 2005, 11:07:18 AM »
Here is that bit about Alexandra's ghost, it is told by a former curator of the Alexander Palace sometime before 1994, his name was Anatoly Kuchomov:'' One night while working in the empty palace he caught a glimpse of a shadowy figure of a tall middle aged woman dressed all in black who quickly disapeared as he turned his head'' ( King, 1994,p.391) He said it was ''an uneasy prescence''. This is from The Last Tsarina by Greg King, cited APA style as I recently had to  do for a research paper I was writing :P It is on the last page, and is rather interesting.. ;)
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« Reply #42 on: December 08, 2005, 06:01:23 PM »
 ~~But, Imperial angel, how did he know it was the ghost of Alexandra?? I have a hard time imagining her as a ghost, she was just too religious. Usually, at least from the paranormalists types I've talked to, it seems that many ghosts, of which were somehow famous in life, were mostly or all atheists of some sort and didn't know they were dead. I was talking to someone the other day who said they heard Hitler was a ghost...wow...that too is hard to imagine....Hitler?!

~~As for the picture, I suppose it isn't at all ghostly. But, still, I just think it's really rather odd. Who knows?...You all mentioned in earlier posts about other Romanov pictures that seem to have "faces" or "ghost-like images." Is there anyway that any of you can get some of these pictures? I've looked, but I just can't find any. Maybe these "ghosts" are only visible to certain people...lol sort of ridiculous if you think about it. ::)
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« Reply #43 on: December 09, 2005, 10:27:20 AM »
I don't know if this account is true of Alexandra's ghost or not, and I was just offering it because someone had asked to see it. I like ghost stories, and think them interesting, but not all are credible, and this one may not be, for all I know. It was someone who claimed to have observed it told it to someone, and it came to be on the last page of the book, and I didn't write the book. So I don't know the truth, but since this is a thread about Romanov ghosts, I just thought it was interesting. I don't endorse it as true, nor did I write it, and I doubt Alexandra is a ghost too, because many other women could fit the description provided by this man.

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Re: Ghosts, Hauntings & Mysticism in the Romanov Family
« Reply #44 on: January 04, 2006, 10:17:25 PM »
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Do you see the person standing over Anya? What do you think it could be about? Maybe something was wrong with the film...it's really wicked though. The whole spirit world is so fascinating. If the Romanov's are ghosts, I do hope they are not suffering and have found their way home.



That was one of Anastasia's trick photos. The IF enjoyed doing things like that (I've done that with film on purpose and by accident plenty of times). What it is in that specific photo, first the photograph was taken of Nicholas bending over the spot. Then they took a second photo, with Nicholas gone and Anastasia lying on the seat. The two pictures were taken on the same spot on the film, so they were imposed to make it look like there was a ghost.

The picture I described way before (from the Last Diary of Alexandra book) is one that couldn't possibly be that phenomenon, so perhaps that one is really a spiritual being of some sort? Who knows...
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