Vasily Mikhailovich I( Prince Kashinskij and Grand Prince of Tver)
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Biography Vasily Mikhailovich I
Of the kind Tverskoys led. kn. Progenitor Kashinskij princes. Son of Michael Rostov and Yaroslav, Prince. Anna Dmitrievna. Genus. app. 1304 g. Kn. Kashinskij II 1319 - 1348 he. Conducted. kn. Tver in 1349 - 1368 he. J.: in 1329, Mr.. daughter of Prince. Bryansk Ivan Vasilyevich, Prince. Elena, + 1368 g.
In 1346, after the death of Konstantin Mikhailovich, prince of Tver, his son Vsevolod I went to the Horde and procured from Khan's label on the reign of. Meanwhile, the principality of Tver followed in order to Vasily. Hearing about the death of his brother, he hastened to the Horde, but knowing that there need not go empty-handed, took tribute from Chelm parish (which belonged to his nephew just Vsevolod Konstantinovich). Vsevolod learned of the deed of his uncle, went to meet him, along with Khan's ambassador and robbed him. Vasili had to go back to Kashin. Only in 1348 the Bishop Theodore managed to reconcile the princes. Vsevolod lost Tver Vasily, and both are stronger with each cross with a kiss.
But as Basil received a label from the Horde, he again began to get angry and to remember the past. Then Basil began harassing Kholmsky boyars and princes' servants. In 1357 the Metropolitan himself Alex took to reconcile his uncle with his nephew. The princes were to Vladimir and a lot of arguing among themselves, but the final peace and love did not take place. When Vsevolod even think to complain about Khan's uncle, he gave him without trial Basil. And it was, according to the chronicler, Vsevolod from Uncle great vexation. Only in 1360 under pressure from Olgerd, Duke of Lithuania, Prince Vasili gave Kholmsk third of his paternal.
After a plague epidemic in 1366, during which many died Prince of Tver (including Vsevolod Chelm), among the survivors began to quarrel because vymorochennyh principalities. Younger brother, Vsevolod, Michael Mikulinskii, seized the bypass Basil lot of the late Prince. Gorodetskogo Semen Konstantinovich. In 1367, while Michael went to Lithuania, Basil emptied his parish. But Michael returned with the Lithuanian regiments and seized the wife of Basil, many of his boyars and retainers. Then he went to besiege Kashin, but along the way met Vasilyevs ambassadors and made peace.