Andrei Ivanovich( Prince)
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Biography Andrei Ivanovich
Andrei Ivanovich (count. 19)
From the kind of Moscow led. kn. The son of Ivan III and the Byzantine princess Sophia Fominishny Palaeologus. Genus. August 5. 1490 g. Kn. Staritskiy. J.: 22 Feb. 1533. daughter of Prince. Andrei Fedorovich Khovansky kn. Efrosinia (+ 15 October. 1569). + 10 December. 1536 g.
According to some reports can be judged, that Andrew was a beloved brother Vasily III, and had with him the most trusting relationship. But Basil did not allow his brother to get married, until he got a son. The death of Basil, his wife Elena Glinskaya ordered to confinement in prison, his brother Grand Duke Yuri Ivanovich. Andrew was not initially suspected of collusive with Yuri and lived quietly in Moscow until Sorochintsy by Grand Prince Vasily. Gathered then go to his inheritance, he began to seek from Helena city to his paternal. In the cities he was refused, but gave as usual at the memory of the late coats, cups, horses with saddles. Andrew went with displeasure in Staritsa. There were people who had transferred his displeasure to Moscow. Andrew found out about this and was worried. Elena sent in Staritsa Prince Ivan Shuisky. He promised that Andrew is not in danger. Andrew went to Moscow and complained that the grand prince (Ivan IV) and Helen want to put on his disgrace. Helen replied that there was no disgrace to him there. But on his return from Moscow, Andrei aside suspicion and fear, and continued to be angry at Helen for what she was not added to the cities of his inheritance. In Moscow again began to communicate that Andrew is going to run. Helen began to call Andrew for the meeting in Kazan on the war, but he did not want to go. Then Helen sent to Voloka strong shelves. Andrew did not stay for more than 2 May 1536 ran out Staritsa in Novgorod parish. Soon, however, in the Novgorod parish Andrew caught Prince Ivan Sheepskin-Telepnev-Obolensky with Moscow troops. Andrew first wanted to fight him, but then entered negotiations. Obolensky promised that Helen does not put it any disgrace, if Andrew would come to Moscow, and even add to it estates. Andrew believed and came to Moscow. Initially, he was greeted affectionately, but on the third day was captured and sent to prison. Then he was caught by his wife and son, all his nobles and Novgorod landlords, included in his army. In conclusion, Andrew spent no more than six months and died.