Shuysky

Shuysky

The Princes Shuysky (Шуйские) is a Rurikid Princely family of former boyars descending from Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Vladimir-Suzdal and Prince Andrey Yaroslavich, brother to Alexander Nevsky. Their name is derived from the town of Shuya, of which they gained ownership in 1403. The family briefly reached the Russian throne in the person of Vasili IV (1606-1610).

Read more about Shuysky:  Early Service in Muscovy, The Regency, Military Heroes, The Last of The Shuyskys

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Boris Godunov (opera) - Historical Basis of The Plot
... Boris Godunov (1551–1605) Vasiliy Shuysky (1552–1612) The Pretender (c.1582–1606) Marina Mniszech (1588–1614) An understanding of the drama of Boris Godunov may be facilitated by a ... ordered by Godunov and carried out by Prince Vasiliy Shuysky, determines that the Tsarevich, while playing with a knife, had an epileptic seizure, fell, and died from a self-inflicted wound to the throat ... Prince Shuysky begins plotting against him ...
Boris Godunov (opera) - Synopsis - Part 3 / Act 2
... brings word of the arrival of Prince Shuysky, and reports a denunciation against him for his intrigues Prince Shuysky now enters ... Shuysky fears the Pretender might attract a following bearing the name of Tsarevich Dimitri ... He orders Shuysky to seal the border with Lithuania, and, clearly on the edge of madness, asks Shuysky whether he has ever heard of dead children rising from their graves ...
Boris Godunov (opera) - Synopsis - Part 4 / Act 4
... Shuysky wants the yuródivïy seized, but Boris instead asks for the holy man's prayers ... Shuysky, whom they distrust, arrives with an interesting story ... away the ghost of the dead Tsarevich, exclaiming "Begone, begone child!" The boyars accuse Shuysky of spreading lies ...
The Last of The Shuyskys
... The last of the Russian Shuyskys were four brothers - Vasily Ivanovich Shuysky (briefly Russian tsar as Vasily IV), Dmitry Ivanovich Shuisky (infamous for having poisoned ...
Conrad Bussow - Biography
... His subsequent service to Godunov, False Dmitriy I and Vasily Shuysky was unremarkable Bussow stayed away from the political conflicts ... In 1606 he somehow dissatisfied tsar Vasily Shuysky who relieved Bussow of his command and ordered him to retire in his Kaluga estate ... but returned safely after the fall of Shuysky ...