SEMEN DMITRIEVICH( From the kind of Suzdal and Nizhny Novgorod the Great Princes)
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Biography SEMEN DMITRIEVICH
From the kind of Suzdal and Nizhny Novgorod led. kn. Son of Dmitri Konstantinovich III and Rostov kn. Vasilisa Konstantinovny. Kn. Suzdal in 1383 - 1393 he. Conducted. kn. Nizhny Novgorod in 1387 - 1393 he.
December 12. 1402 g.
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In 1387 Simon and his brother Basil Kirdyapoy expelled from Nizhny Novgorod Uncle Boris. In 1393, after Basil D. I bought the Moscow Nizhny Novgorod principality, Simon remained in Suzdal. The following year, the brothers fled to the Horde to make shortcuts on their paternal. In 1399, Simon, along with Eytyakom Tartar prince, who had 100 troops, stepped up to Nizhny Novgorod, where three of the Moscow governor shut. Three days Tatars fought near the town, and many people have fallen from the arrows, finally passed the city of Nizhny Novgorod, taking the oath of the Tartars, they would not pillage nor Christians, nor to capture. But the Tartars had violated the oath, was robbed of all Russian naked. Simon also said: "I was not deceived, and the Tatars, and I in them is not free, I am with them can not do anything". Two weeks spent with the Tartars in the Lower seed, but then, on hearing that the prince of Moscow is going to them with his army, fled to the Horde.
After that, Simon was hiding from the Tatars, without abandoning hope of a return to tribal ownership. This prompted Moscow prince in 1401 to send two of its governor to seek Seeds, wife, children and his boyars. In Mordovia the ground they found the wife Semenov, Princess Alexandra. She was robbed and taken together with the children in Moscow, where she was sitting in the yard Beleutove up until her husband was not sent to the Grand Duke with a petition and did not submit to him. He came to Moscow, made peace with the Grand Duke took the family and the patient went to Vyatka, has long been dependent on the Suzdal principality. Here he died a few months. This prince, . says the chronicler, . experienced many misfortunes in the Horde and in Russia, . all pursuing their paternal; eight years he did not know the rest, . served in the Horde four Khans - Tokhtamysh, . Temir Aksak, . Temir Kutlu and Shahlibeku - all raised the army of the Grand Duke of Moscow, was not it a haven, . knew no rest their feet - and all for nothing,
All the monarchs of the world. Russia. 600 brief biographies. Konstantin Ryzhov. Moscow, 1999.
Semen Dmitrievich (? -1402) - Suzd. Prince, son suzd.-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez. kn. Dmitry Konstantinovich Elder. In 1375, Mr.. participated in obscherus. hike in Tver. In 1377 you have with Uncle Boris K. commanded the combined washes. and Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez. army to march on Mordovians brutally to take revenge for the attack on Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez. land. During the invasion Tokhtamysh (1382), together with his brother Basil Kirdyapoy helped Khan to capture Moscow. After his father's death (1383), together with his brother was in possession of Suzdal, what remained dissatisfied, and with washing. army took (1387) Lower. Novgorod Boris. 2 years after the uncle forced him to return to Suzdal, where lead. kn. wash. Basil I drove D. (1393) Semen Dmitrievich with his brother, giving them a Noise. In 1393, Mr.. Simon D. besieged Lower. Novgorod. After some time, its inhabitants, believing vows Semen Dmitrievich and assurances were with him a large kettle, Tatars, opened the gate, and the Tartars sacked the city. Basil I sent to help nizhegorodtsam strong detachment, and Simon D. and Tartars fled. In 1399, Mr.. Semen Dmitrievich again tried to take the Lower. Novgorod. Mosk. army was chasing him, and almost to the Tatars of Kazan, but 'not ugonisha'. In 1401, Muscovites took seven seeds Dmitrievich and signed her to prison. Semen Dmitrievich, hiding in the Horde, sought 'peace and love'. Conducted. Duke agreed to release seven seeds Dmitrievich, and he went to Vyatka, where he died.