Today we honour the sister of Alexandra, Elizabeth ‘Ella’ of Hesse, Holy new Martyr of Russia, born on November 1, 1864. She died 94 years ago today, the 5/18 July 1918. She was assasinated along with Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich, Princes Ioann, Konstantin and Igor Konstantinovich and Prince Vladimir Paley along with Sister Varvara Yakovleva and Feodor Remez at Alapaevsk.
May they all rest in peace. Never forgotten.