The braids held up well enough, so I went for my idea from yesterday. Royal bun where I wrapped bottom braid up first, then the accent braids simultaneously and last the top braid.
I think the result got a tiny bit neater-looking?
You don't see the thin accent braids as much, but it still has the massive, head-eating effect.
I actually quite like this, but it is very far removed from the inspiration of the original, historical hairstyle!