Empress Marie mother of Nicholas II, wrote in her diary: "I am sure they all got out of Russia and now the Bolsheviks are trying to hide the truth." She firmly held to this conviction until her death.The truth was too painful for her to admit publicly. Letters to her son have almost all been lost; in one that survives, she wrote "You know that my thoughts and prayers never leave you, I think of you day and night and sometimes feel so sick at heart that I believe I cannot bear it any longer."
Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois.,Daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. Queen of 2 countries, for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.