Varsonofy (Bishop of Smolensk)( Bishop of Smolensk in 1509, Mr.)
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During the third hike the Grand Prince Vasily Ivanovich at Smolensk in July 1514, Mr.. keep to the side of the Polish king, under the authority of which was then the city. When Smolensk surrendered, Varsonofy admitted his fiefdom and Dziedzina Grand Duke, but after the defeat of the grand army at Orsha changed (according to the chronicles of Moscow), Moscow and appealed to the king with an invitation to take the city. On a tip-off middle class, the governor of Smolensk, Prince of Shuya, sent the bishop Varsonofy in Moscow, where he was exiled to the Savior Monastery Stone. - See. "Complete Collection of Russian Chronicles" (t. VIII, 255 - 258; VI, 27; IV, 137).