BASIL Jaroslawicz( From the kind of Serpukhov prince)
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Biography BASIL Jaroslawicz
From the kind Serpukhov Prince. The son of Yaroslav Vladimirovich and Maria Feodorovna Koshkina. Kn. Serpukhov and Bohr in 1427 - 1456 he. Spouses:
1) Maria I.;
2) unknown. + 1483 g.
In 1446, after the glare of Basil II, Vasily Jaroslawicz fled to Lithuania and got there in the feeding Bryansk, Gomel, Starodub and Amе⌡cisе┌aе╜. Gathered around him many Russian exiles, disgruntled Shemyaka. It was decided to go to Uglich, to release imprisoned here Grand Duke. But soon came the news that Basil II had already been issued and he was given Vologda. Vasily of Kostroma rushed to his aid and joined him in Uglich. Moscow has already been taken followers of Basil II. Seeing such a turn of affairs, Dmitry Shemyaka began to seek peace and chose as a mediator Basil Yaroslavich. Tom managed to reconcile the Moscow princes. For its services Basil in 1447, he received Dmitrov and several counties. In 1454, in exile Mozhaiskogo Prince Ivan Andreevich, Basil II granted Basil Zvenigorod. But in 1456 Vasily of Kostroma was suddenly seized and imprisoned in Moscow to Uglich, where after, was taken to Vologda, where he died. The chroniclers do not declare the guilt of Basil Yaroslavich, only the degree of a book says: "for a certain sedition". Same fate suffered his younger children. One of his eldest son Ivan and his mother fled to Lithuania. Serpukhov and thieves were attached to the principality of Moscow.