holy martyr, boyar, was tormented to death together with prince Mikhail for their refusal to worship pagan idols in the Tatars’ Horde on 20 September 1246. The martyrs’ bodies were buried in Chernigov and later transferred to the Archangel Cathedral in Moscow. Feast days: 14(27) February, 20 September (3 October).
Mikhail Vsevolodovich, Grand Prince of Chernigov, holy martyr. By order of khan Baty he went to the Horde to get a permit to rule but was tortured by the Tatars on 20 September 1246 together with his boyar Fyodor for their refusal to worship idols. Feast days: 14(27) February, 20 September (3 October).