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Mstislav Svyatoslavich of Chernigov was born 1162 to Svyatoslav III Vsevolodovich of Kiev (c1123-1194) and Mariya Vasilkovna of Polotsk (c1125-c1180) and died 31 May 1223 Battle of the Kalka River (1223) of Killed in battle. He married Marfa Shvarnovna of Ossetia (c1165-c1220) .

Mstislav Svyatoslavich (baptized - Panteleimon [1] (c1162-31 May 1223 ) - Prince of Kozelsk (1201-1216), Prince of Chernigov (1216-1222), son of Svyatoslav Vsevolodovich Prince of Chernigov and Grand Prince of Kiev, one of the heroes of the "Lay of Igor's Host", and the Mariya Vasilkovna of Polotsk.

Biography

The exact year of birth of Mstislav is unknown. He is mentioned for the first time in chronicles in 1182 [1].

In 1191, Mstislav participated in the campaign against the Polovtsians [2].

In 1201, Mstislav received the rule of the Principality of Kozelsk [3].

In 1219 Mstislav mentioned already in Nikon's chronicle as a prince of Chernigov, where he succeeded his elder brother Gleb [4].

In 1220, Mstislav defeated the invaders in his possession of the Lithuanians [5].

In 1223 the Polovtsian khan Kotyan Sutoevich appealed to his son-in-law, the prince of Halych Mstislav Mstislavich Udatnyi and other Russian princes, asking them for help against the Mongols who invaded their lands. South Russian princes gathered in Kiev for a council under the rule of three princes: Mstislav III Romanovich of Kiev, Mstislav Mstislavich Udatnyi and Mstislav Svyatoslavich Chernigov. At the council it was decided to oppose the Mongols [6].

However, the performance against the Mongols ended with the defeat of May 31 in the Battle of the Kalka River (1223). Many princes were killed. Among them was Mstislav and his eldest son Dmitri[1][6] .

Family and children

Wife: Marfa Shvarnovna of Ossetia (c1165-c1220) [1][7] from 1182/1183 year, an Ossetian Princess, sister of Vsevolod III Yuryevich/s wife Maria Shvarnovna [8] .

Children [9]:

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Зотов Р. В. - О черниговских князьях по Любецкому синодику. pp.69-70
  2. ^ Татищев В. Н.. История Российская. 
  3. ^ a b Войтович Л. Указ. соч.
  4. ^ Зотов Р. В. - О черниговских князьях по Любецкому синодику - pp. 66—67}}
  5. ^ Карамзин Н. М.. История государства российского. 
  6. ^ a b Карамзин Н. М.. История государства российского. 
  7. ^ a b Согласно Любецкому синодику.
  8. ^ Карамзин Н. М.. История государства российского. 
  9. ^ Н. Д. Квашнин-Самарин считал их детьми Мстислава Глебовича. См. Квашнин-Самарин Н. Д. По поводу Любецкаго синодика. Изданiе Императорскаго Общества исторiи и древностей Россiйских. — М., 1874. — С. 2—3.
  10. ^ Татищев В. Н.. История Российская. 

Bibliography

  • Войтович Л.: Княжеские династии Восточной Европы||Ольговичі. Чернігівські і Сіверські князі
  • Зотов Р.В.: О черниговских князьях по Любецкому синодику
  • История государства российского. 
  • ВТ-РБС - Карачевские и Козельские князья
  • Собрание сочинений: В 8-ми томах: Т. 2, 3. ISBN 5-86218-160-1. 
  • ВТ-РБС - Черниговские, князья - Экземплярский А. В.
  • ВТ-ЭСБЕ - Мстислав Святославич
  • Сражение на реке Калке




Children



Offspring of Mstislav Svyatoslavich of Chernigov and Marfa Shvarnovna of Ossetia (c1165-c1220)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Dmitri Mstislavich of Kozelsk (c1185-1223) 1185 31 May 1223
Ivan Mstislavich (c1190-1238)
Gavriil Mstislavich of Kozelsk (c1193-c1220)










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Footnotes (including sources)

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Mstislav Svyatoslavich
Born: c1162 Died: 1223
Regnal titles
Preceded by
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Prince of Kozelsk
1201–1216
Succeeded by
Dmitri Mstislavich
Preceded by
Gleb Svyatoslavich
Prince of Chernigov
1316–1322
Succeeded by
Mikhail Vsevolodovich[1]
  1. ^ According to other versions, Konstantin Olgovich
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