Saint Anna of Kashin (Russian: Святая благоверная великая княгиня - инокиня Анна Кашинская) (1280 - 2 October 1368) was a Russian princess from the Rurik Dynasty, who was canonized in 1650. The name of the Princess Anna was forgotten for many centuries. It was during the 1611 siege of Kashin by...
- about 1280, presumably Rostov the Great
- 24 June (opening of her relics)
- 2 October 1368, borough near Kashin
- relics in Kashin
Saint Anna of Kashin (1280 – 2 October 1368) was a Russian princess from the Rurik Dynasty. She was given sainthood in 1650. Her feast day, October 2, was created in 1909.
The Holy Right-believing Princess Anna of Kashin, a daughter of Rostov Prince Demetrius Borisovich, became the wife of the holy Great Prince Michael Yaroslavich of Tver in 1294. After the death of her husband by Mongol Tartars, Anna withdrew into Tver’s Sophia monastery and accepted tonsure with the name Euphrosyne.
Anna Dmitriyevna of Kashin (Анна Кашинская) was born 1280 to Dmitri Borisovich of Rostov (1253-1294) and died 2 October 1368 of unspecified causes. She married Mikhail Yaroslavich of Tver (1271-1318) 8 November 1294 JL in Tver. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899).
- Dmitri Borisovich of Rostov (1253-1294)
- 2 October 1368
- Mikhail Yaroslavich of Tver (1271-1318)
St. Anna of Kashin. The Holy Right-believing Princess Anna of Kashin, a daughter of the Rostov prince Demetrius Borisovich, in 1294 became the wife of the holy Great Prince Michael Yaroslavich of Tver, who was murdered by the Mongol-Tatars of the Horde in 1318, (November 22).
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The Holy Right-Believing Princess Anna of Kashin died on October 2, 1338. A Church council decided to glorify the holy Princess Anna as a saint, and her holy relics were uncovered on July 21, 1649. The solemn transfer of her relics from the wooden Dormition Cathedral into the stone Resurrection church took place on June 12, 1650.
Saint Anna of Kashin (Russian: Святая благоверная великая княгиня - инокиня Анна Кашинская) (unknown - 2 October 1368) was a Russian princess from the Rurik Dynasty, who was canonized in 1650. Life. Anna was a daughter of Prince Dmitry Borisovich of Rostov and a great-granddaughter of Prince Vasily of Rostov.
Miracles at Saint Anna’s grave began in 1611, during the siege of Kashin by Polish and Lithuanian forces. There was also a great fire in the city which died down without doing much damage. The saint, dressed in the monastic schema, appeared to Gerasimus, a gravely ill warden of the Dormition cathedral.