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Re: Duchy of Oldenbourg
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Rather like in Russia, where all the sons of princes were also princes, and all the daughters princesses, all the sons of counts were counts, and all the daughters countesses...you get the idea...To add to the confusion, all the sons of tsars were called Velikii Knyaz (Great Prince) and the daughters Velikaya Knyaginya (Great Princess) - usually rendered in the west as Grand Duke and Grand Duchess, even though technically in Russia there was really no such title as Duke (which of course derives from the Latin dux, a leader), although at times, especially in Peter the Great's Russia, the title gertsog (from the German Herzog) was sometimes used - usually for nobles from Germanic parts of the Russian empire. Properly speaking, the correct title for a Tsar's son was (up to 1797, when it was abolished), Tsarevich; after 1797, the title Tsesarevich was given to the heir apparent - any other sons were Velikii Knyaz.

Plenty of opportunity for confusion there (especially since the Romanovs bred like rabbits - except for Alex I who left no heirs - well, no legitimate ones anyway)!

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