June 3 – Dmitry of Uglich; Clotilde

Dmitry of Uglich, Tsarevich* of Russia (1582–1591), was the son of Ivan the Terrible, but that’s not his fault. When Feodor Ivanovich was nominally Tsar and Boris Godunov (who wasn’t nearly good enough) was his regent, Godunov sent Dmitry, his mother, and her brothers into exile in Uglich (which is not German for “ugly”). On… Continue reading June 3 – Dmitry of Uglich; Clotilde