Rostislavna Mstislavna of Smolensk was born circa 1202 to Mstislav Mstivlavich Udatnyi of Novgorod (c1170-1228) and Maria of Cumania (c1185-c1260) and died 4 May 1344 Veliky Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast, Russia of unspecified causes. She married Yaroslav II Vsevolodovich of Vladimir (1191-1246) 1218 JL .

Rostislava (baptized Feodosya) Mstislavna is the holy Grand Princess of Vladimir, the mother of Prince Aleksandr Nevsky (1220-1263), presumably the daughter of the Galician prince Mstislav Udalogo, the second wife of the Grand Prince of Vladimir-Suzdal Yaroslav Vsevolodovich of Chernigov (1139-1198), from whom she gave birth to the 9th (according to other sources - 7 or 8- х) sons and 2 daughters. Memory on the day of death May 5 (May 18 ), 3rd week of Pentecost ( Cathedral of the Novgorod Saints ), June 23 (July 6 o.s.) (Cathedral of the Vladimir Saints).

She died in Novgorod, taking monasticism under the name of Euphrosinia, according to some sources, on May 5, 1244, on the other - on May 4, 1241. Two of her tombs are also indicated: one in the St. George's Monastery in Novgorod and the other in the St. George Church in Vladimir.


Offspring of Rostislavna Mstislavna of Smolensk and Yaroslav II Vsevolodovich of Vladimir (1191-1246)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Fyodor Yaroslavich of Novgorod (1219-1233) 1919 Pereyaslavl-Zalessky, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia 1933
Aleksandr Nevsky (1220-1263) 30 May 1220 Pereyaslavl-Zalessky, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia 14 November 1263 Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia Aleksandra Bryachislavna of Polotsk (c1221-c1265)
Andrei II Yaroslavich of Vladimir (c1222-1264) 1222 1264 Ustyniya Daniilovna of Halych (c1232-c1279)
Konstantin Yaroslavich of Galich-Dmitrov (c1225-1255) 1225 1255 Vladimir, Vladimir Oblast, Russia
Mikhail Yaroslavich Khorobrit (1226-1248) 1226 Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia 15 January 1248 Serpukhov, Russia
Daniil Yaroslavich (1227-1256) 1227 1256
Yaroslav Yaroslavich of Tver (1230-1272) 1230 16 September 1272 Natalya (c1230-1252) Natalya (c1230-1252) Kseniya Yuryevna of Tarusa (c1246-1312)
Mariya Yaroslavna (1240-1240) 1240 1240
Vasili Yaroslavich of Kostroma (1241-1276) 1241 Vladimir, Russia 1276 Kostroma
Afanasi Yaroslavich (1239-1239) 1239 1239
Yevdokiya Yaroslavna (1243-1243) 1243 1243


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