January 9 – Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow; Adrian of Canterbury

Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow (1507–1566), was born in either Moscow or Gulich[1], either took part in a conspiracy or didn’t, and was either on good terms with Tsar Ivan the Terrible or wasn’t. Rumors that his biographers were locked in a room in the Kremlin until they could get their stories straight, but escaped to… Continue reading January 9 – Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow; Adrian of Canterbury