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Foundation of the Intercession Monastery

When the churches were multiplied in Moscow in honor of this feast of the Mother of God, it was founded, in fact, the ancient Grand Duke's monastery in the Garden of the White City, the royal Pokrovsky on the Wretched Houses behind the Earthen rampart, at the Semenovskaya outpost, and according to the report of the Izmailovsky regiment's lieutenant regiment of Ensign Pavlov in 1763, about the church's commissions - near Kolomna, that the present Pokrovskaya, or Semenovskaya outpost, five versts from the city. The original founder of the Bozhedomsky Intercession Monastery was Tsar Mikhail Feodorovich.

Foundation of the Intercession Monastery
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