Yuri of Uglich

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Yuri Vasilievich (Юрий Васильевич; 30 October 1532 – 24 June 1563) was the only brother of Ivan the Terrible.wikipedia
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Ivan the Terrible

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Yuri Vasilievich (Юрий Васильевич; 30 October 1532 – 24 June 1563) was the only brother of Ivan the Terrible.
According to his own letters, Ivan, along with his younger brother Yuri, often felt neglected and offended by the mighty boyars from the Shuisky and Belsky families.

Uglich

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He ruled the appanage principality of Uglich on the Volga.
During the reign of Ivan the Terrible, the town passed to his only brother, Yury.

Elena Glinskaya

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Yuri was the second son of Vasily III of Russia and Elena Glinskaya.
Despite strong opposition from the Russian Orthodox Church, the divorce was effected, and Elena gave birth to Ivan (future Ivan IV the Terrible) in 1530 and Yuri (future prince of Uglich) in 1532.

Vasili III of Russia

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Yuri was the second son of Vasily III of Russia and Elena Glinskaya.
Three years later, a second son, Yuri, was born.

Uliana Paletskaya

Princess Ulyana
Yuri was married on 3 November 1547 to Princess Ulyana of Palekh (Paletskaya) and had a son, Vasili, in 1559.
1569), was a Princess of Russia by marriage to Yuri of Uglich.

Hearing loss

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He was born deaf, and was thus never considered to be a candidate as heir to the Russian throne.

Volga River

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He ruled the appanage principality of Uglich on the Volga.

Abscess

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He was a year and a half old when his father died of a leg abscess, and six when his mother was apparently poisoned.

Boyar

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According to letters written by his older brother Ivan, the two children customarily felt neglected and offended by the mighty boyars from the Shuisky and Belsky families.

Belsky family (Gediminid)

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According to letters written by his older brother Ivan, the two children customarily felt neglected and offended by the mighty boyars from the Shuisky and Belsky families.

Theology

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Unlike his brother who spent his spare time in learning theology, Yuri was apparently only interested in food and games including ice-skating.

Tsar

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Yuri accompanied his brother during the latter's coronation as Tsar, and was later given a private residence with servants.

Russo-Kazan Wars

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On 16 June 1552, during the Russo-Kazan war, Yuri was given full charge of state affairs while his brother accompanied the army to Kazan.

Kazan

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On 16 June 1552, during the Russo-Kazan war, Yuri was given full charge of state affairs while his brother accompanied the army to Kazan.

Palekh

Yuri was married on 3 November 1547 to Princess Ulyana of Palekh (Paletskaya) and had a son, Vasili, in 1559.

Novodevichy Convent

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His wife was sent to the Novodevichy Convent.

Michael Glinski

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Before his death in 1533, Vasili appointed Elena and Glinski as protectors of his underage sons Ivan and Yuri.