Ironically, the very mother supported the conversations of the illicit origin heir. After all, his right to the throne was formally much more solid than in Ekaterina illegally seized power by overthrowing Peter III. His son strongly emphasized his loyalty to his father's memory. He reminded himself to many parents - to love the army, organized on the Prussian manner, to drill, stubbornness and temper, making crudity, but the main thing - the tragic fate of a coincidence. Faithful to the memory of the parent, Paul ordered the burial, along with his mother Catherine II reburial killed her husband Peter III. During the funeral service the coffin two stood side by side open with them were taken to the Peter and Paul Cathedral, where, according to the will of Paul, Peter III coffin was his killer Alexei Orlov, a former favorite of Catherine.