Vasily Mikhailovich( Grand Duke)
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Biography Vasily Mikhailovich
Of the kind Tverskoys led. kn. The son of Mikhail Alexandrovich and Suzdal Prince. Evdokia Alexandrovna, Rod. In 1364, Mr.. Kn. Kashinskij in 1395 - 1426 he. Spouses:
1) with 1384 g. daughter of Prince. Kiev Vladimir Olgerdovicha, kn. Anastasia;
2) daughter of Prince. Novgorod-Seversky Noributa Norimantovicha, kn. Anastasia. + 1426 g.
After the death of his father between Basil and his eldest brother, Prince of Tver Ivan Mikhailovich began strife and war. In 1403 the son of Ivan, Alexander, Basil expelled from Kashin. Basil fled to Moscow and through its namesake, the Moscow Prince Vasily Dmitrievich 1 reconciled with his brother. But a year later, when Basil went for something to Tver to Ivan, who ordered his capture, along with the boyars. Do not know what happened next, but four months later Basil was in Moscow, and in Kashin villages of the Grand Duke. Basil I gave exile in Pereslavl-feeding, but soon took. This fact prompted Basil to seek peace with Ivan, who restored him Kashin.
New dislike, in the words of the chronicler, was among the brothers in 1412. Ivan ordered the capture of Basil, along with his wife, nobles and servants, the princess gave orders to take in Tver, and most of Basil - in Staritsa. But while crossing the river Tmaku, . when all escort descended from the horses, . Prince one terlike, . without shakos, . spurred his horse to ford, . crossed the river and then drove to impassable roads, in one village he was lucky to find a loyal man, . who cared about him and hid in the woods, . adopting to, . and, . finally seizing a convenient time, . ran away with the prince in Moscow,
At this time Ivan of Tver was summoned to the Horde. Basil, using the absence of his elder brother, tried to seize Kashin with the Tatars, but his nephew Ivan Borisovich tverichami not let him. In 1426, Ivan died. He is one of the other heirs first son, Alexander, and then the grandson Boris. North in Tver, Boris ordered the capture of Basil. Soon after Basil died.