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From the kind of Vitebsk (?) Kn. Son (?) Vladimir Vasilkovich Book. Gersika.
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Henry Latvia informs that Vsevolod was the son of Prince of Polotsk, but it is unclear what - Vladimir and Boris Davidovich. German news found him already seated in Gersike. Henry says, . Vsevolod that was terrible enemy of Christians, . mostly the Latins, he was married to the daughter of Lithuanian Prince, . was with the Lithuanians in a permanent union, and often took the lead their troops, ,
In 1209 the Bishop of Riga Albert suddenly attacked with a large army on Gersik and mastered them. Vsevolod managed to escape by going through the Dvina River by boat, but his wife with all the maid was taken prisoner. The German army had spent the whole day in the city, gathered more prey, was blown from all corners of the city dress, silver, from the churches - the bells, icons and all sorts of jewelry. The next day the Germans came in the way back and set fire to the city. When Vsevolod saw from the other bank of the Dvina fire, . it was pitiful to yell: "Gersik! Favorite city, . my dear paternal! I had to see, . poor, . the burning of my city and the death of my people! "The bishop and all the army, . divided the booty among themselves, . with the princess and with all the prisoners returned to Riga, . where to send the call and Vsevolod, . if he wants peace and to free his family,
. The prince arrived in Riga, called the bishop's father, all the Latins - brothers, asked only to release from captivity, his wife and other Russian. He suggested a condition: "He wants to give to reign forever as a gift to the Church of St.. Virgin and then take it back from the hands of the bishop, so will give him the princess and the other captives ". Vsevolod agreed and vowed to open the bishop and the Livonian Order all the designs of Russian and Lithuanian, but when he returned home with his wife and his retinue, the forgotten promises, and began again to communicate with the Lithuanians and the sum of the Gentiles against the Germans. Kukeynosskie knights called him to account, Vsevolod was not, then knighted in 1214 suddenly rushed to the city, took him by cunning, robbed people and left back. The following 1215 the Germans have again assembled an army, and another time captured Gersikom, another time it emptied. But Vsevolod already managed to send to the Lithuanians for help, they were, the Germans forced to leave the city and caused them a severe defeat. According to other sources, the Germans, this time killing Vsevolod and his city is completely destroyed. According to the first source, then Vsevolod was still alive in 1225.