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Mikhail Andreyevich of Mozhaisk, Prince of Vereya and Belozero was born 1432 to Andrei Dmitriyevich of Mozhaysk (1382-1432) and Agrippina Aleksandrovna of Starobud (-aft1434) and died 1486 of unspecified causes.


Mikhail Andeyevich of Mozhaisk, prince of Vereya and Belozero (Russian: Михаил Андреевич Можайский (born before 1432, died 1486) was the son of Andrei Dmitrevich of Mozhaisk, Prince of Vereya and Belozero and of Agrippina (Agrafena) Aleksandrovna of Starobud. The princes of Vereya and Belozero were part of the Rurik Dynasty, Mikhail Andreyevich being a cousin of Vasili II, Grand Duke of Moscow.

Vasili II had friendly relations with his cousin, Prince Mikhail of Verey. However when his son, Ivan III, started his reign, he exerted pressure on Mikhail considering that all the principalities should be united under the rule of the Grand Duchy of Moscow. In 1465 Mikhail returned to the Grand Duke several townships, which had been given to him by Vasili II, and recognized the suzeranity of Moscow. In 1482 Prince Mikhail promised that, after his death the Principality of Belozero would be returned to the rule of the Grand Dukes of Moscow, in the hope that his descendants could keep the Principality of Vereya.

However the relations between the two branches of the family became tense again.

But Ivan still found a reason to find fault with anything. It happened that his son Michael, Vasili Mikhailovich, Prince of Vereya and Belozero

Maria of Tver (1442-1467), were found a few things first wife of Grand Duke, [[Maria of Tver (1442-1467)|Maria of Tver] (Vasily got them as a dowry for his wife). Ivan III ordered away from his wife's dowry, the most blame for Michael's son picked Verey parish. Later, however, he returned it in the form of awards, non-transferable by inheritance. After the death of Michael, faith was annexed by [Moscow] .



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Offspring of Mikhail Andreyevich of Mozhaisk, Prince of Vereya and Belozero and Elena Yaroslavna of Borovsk (?-1484)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Vasili Mikhailovich of Vereya and Belozero (?-1501) 9999 Belozero, Russia 1501 Lithuania Maria Palaiologina (?-?)










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