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The Death of Vasily III

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


Nov/Dec 2013
Tsarism
Page 19   ( 3 pages)


Summary: When Grand Prince Vasily III died in late 1533, his second wife, Yelena Glinskaya made her move, ruthlessly so. In so doing, she paved the way for her son to take power. Ivan the Terrible would rule for 37 years...


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