However, according to the "Testament of Vladimir Monomakh" Gyurgi's mother died on May 7, 1107, while Gytha died on March 10 and probably in 1098.Thus, Yuri Vladimirovich could have been a son of his father's second wife Yefimia and been born between 1095/.
In 1121, he quarreled with the boyars of Rostov and moved the capital of his lands from that city to Suzdal.Yuri played a key role in the transition of political power from Kiev to Suzdal following the death of his elder brother Mstislav the Great in 1132.According to Vasily Tatishchev, Yuri was born in 1090 which would make him a son of Vladimir Monomakh's first wife Gytha of Wessex, a daughter of Harold Godwinson.1099 – ) was a Rurikid prince and founder of the city of Moscow.He reigned as Velikiy Kniaz (Grand Prince) of Kiev from September 1149 to April 1151 and then again from March 1155 to May 1157.(The few species of American Crabapples bear larger yellowish-green crabapples about 1.5" in diameter.) I just saw one of these crabapples in an industrial-office park in southeast PA.
On Aug 24, 2014, Mary Arneson from Minneapolis, MN (Zone 4b) wrote: We had this crabapple on the family farm when I was growing up in Minnesota, and my husband and I planted one at our house in Minneapolis more than 35 years ago.In 1954, a monument to him designed by sculptor Sergei Orlov was erected on Moscow's Tverskaya Street, the city's principal avenue, in front of the Moscow municipality.Dolgoruki's image was stamped on the Medal "In Commemoration of the 800th Anniversary of Moscow", introduced in 1947.The establishment of Tver, Kostroma, and Vologda is also popularly assigned to Yuri.In 1147, Yuri Dolgoruki had a meeting with Sviatoslav Olgovich in a place called Moscow.Several websites have speculated that his wife was a daughter of Isaac Komnenos. The identities of the mothers are not known for certain Muscovites have cherished Yuri's memory as the legendary founder of their city.