Anthony (in paganism Nezhila)( martyr, court Boyar Grand Duke of Lithuania Olgerd)
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Converted to Christianity presbyter Nestor, spiritual Olgerd wife, Mary Yaroslavna, along with his brother Krugletsom, in St.. baptism by John, and relative Kumetsom, in baptism Yevstafyev. During the confession of Christ, at the instigation of the pagan priests into prison, and there strangled April 14, 1347. This was followed by a martyr's death of John, and Eustathius. The relics of the first three martyrs of Lithuanian were initially buried in the Vilna Church St.. Nicholas, and then transferred to the Parish of St.. Trinity today in the Church of Vilna podaltarnoy cave monastery of St.. Spirit. - See. Filaret, "Russian Saints"; Barsukov, "Sources of Russian hagiography.