Nadya_Arapov posted this about Ekaterina Karamzina to the Alexander Palace Time Machine Discussion Forum on 29 April 2008, "Nikolai and Ekaterina’s daughter Ekaterina Karamzina (1805/09-1867) married Prince Peter Ivanovich Meshchersky (1802-1876). Their son Prince Vladimir Petrovich Meshchersky (1839-1914) was a State Councilor, Imperial Chamberlain, and publisher. He was a staunch reactionary monarchist who opposed moderate and liberal reforms of any kind. He was the publisher of the extreme right-wing government-sponsored newspaper Grazhdanin (the Citizen). He was an advisor to Alexander III and was given the nickname “the Knower” at Court because he usually knew what the Tsar would do before the Tsar acted. Vladimir faced legal problems in the late 1880s after being caught in an awkward position with a bugle boy from the Imperial marching band. Alexander III quashed the case. His family was less tolerant of his behavior (they were outraged in part that he lived openly with his lover Nikolai Burdukov). His brother Nikolai refused to even allow Vladimir into his home. Vladimir was a good friend of GD Sergei Alexandrovich. He was also a member of the St. Petersburg Society of the Followers of Homeopathy."