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  Streltsy Department - Biocrawler
Streltsy Department (Стрелецкий приказ in Russian), one of the main governmental bodies in Russia in 16th and 17th centuries.
SD was in charge of the Moscow and Municipal Streltsy, their lands and other property, disbursement of their salary and bread allowances, and their cases in court.
After the Streltsy Uprising in 1698, SD was engaged in regular administrative and managerial matters.
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  streltsy - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Streltsy were subdivided into выборные (viborniye), or electives (later of Moscow) and городские; (gorodskiye), or municipal (in different Russian cities).
Streltsys engagement in handicrafts and trade led to a significant proprietary inequality among them and their blending with tradepeople.
Liquidation of the Streltsy units was finally finished in 1720s, however, the Municipal Streltsy were kept in some cities until the late 18th century.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/streltsy   (536 words)

  
 Streltsy - Definition, explanation
Streltsy (Стрельцы in Russian), the units of Russian guardsmen (sl strelets, стрелец) in the 16th - early 18th centuries, armed with firearms (riflemen).
Streltsy’s engagement in handicrafts and trade led to a significant proprietary inequality among them and their blending with tradepeople.
Liquidation of the Streltsy units was finally finished in 1720s, however, the Municipal Streltsy were kept in some cities until the late 18th century.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/s/st/streltsy.php   (568 words)

  
 Streltsy Article, Streltsy Information
The Streltsy unit was created between 1540s and 1550s on the basis of the harquebus units.
Streltsy were subdivided into выборные (viborniye), or electives(later – of Moscow) andгородские; (gorodskiye), or municipal (in different Russian cities).
At the end the 16th century, there were 20,000-25,000 Streltsy, in 1681 –; 55,000, including 22,500 in Moscow alone.Streltsy’s engagement in handicrafts and trade led to a significantproprietary inequality among them and their blending with tradepeople.
www.anoca.org /th/century/streltsy.html   (582 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
The Streltsy Uprising of 1698 () was an uprising of the Moscow Streltsy regiments.
The Moscow Streltsy, which had participated in Peter the Great's Azov campaigns in 1695–1696, were left in Azov as a garrison.
On June 6, Streltsy removed their commanding officers, chose four electives from each regiment (see Streltsy), and made their way to Moscow, getting ready to punish the boyars and foreign advisers and blaming them for all adversities.
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 Sophia Alekseyevna Information
In response, Shaklovityi advised Sofia to proclaim herself tsarina and attempted to induce the Streltsy to a new uprising.
Most of the Streltsy units, however, deserted downtown Moscow for the suburb of Preobrazhenskoye and later for the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra, where the young tsar was living.
Her fate was sealed ten years later, when the Streltsy attempted to reinstate her in the Kremlin during Peter's absence from the country.
www.bookrags.com /Sophia_Alekseyevna   (608 words)

  
 Russian culture navigator
Recruited from free citizens, the streltsy stood guard and manned city garrisons in peacetime and joined the regular army during the war.
Professional soldiers, all aremd with similar weapons and wearing uniforms, the streltsy eventually became the backbone of the Russian armed forces in the 16th and 17th century campaigns.
The streltsy were mostly educated people and some of them eventually enriched themselves enjoying the privileges of their lifelong and hereditary service.
www.vor.ru /culture/cultarch29_eng.html   (2158 words)

  
 Peter the Great - Search View - MSN Encarta
At the request of the streltsy, the boyar duma declared Ivan senior tsar and allowed Peter to be junior tsar.
The streltsy, who had made a bid to depose Peter in favor of Sofia, were defeated before Peter's return, but the tsar acted with exceptional violence and severity.
Their mangled bodies were displayed publicly as a salutary lesson, and the streltsy were disbanded.
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 Science Fair Projects - Streltsy
Streltsy were subdivided into выборные (viborniye), or electives (later — of Moscow) and городские; (gorodskiye), or municipal (in different Russian cities).
The biggest military administrative unit of the Streltsy forces was прибор (pribor), that would later be renamed into prikaz and in 1681 — into regiment (полк;, or polk).
At the end the 16th century, there were 20,000-25,000 Streltsy, in 1681 — 55,000, including 22,500 in Moscow alone.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Streltsy   (706 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Senior Sergeant
They were later changed into New Regiments of the Streltsy Troops and more Western ranks were adopted, including General.
Streltsy (Стрельцы in Russian), the units of Russian guardsmen (sl.
A soldier is a person who has enlisted with, or has been conscripted into, the armed forces of a sovereign country and has undergone training and received equipment (such as a uniform and weapon) to defend that country or its interests.
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 Artamon Matveev Information
As the head of the Streltsy Department, Matveyev participated in suppression of the Copper Riot in 1662.
He purchased the allegiance of the Streltsy and then, summoning the boyars of the council, earnestly represented to them that Feodor was unable to reign and urged the substitution of little Peter.
But the reactionary boyars, among whom were the near kinsmen of Feodor, proclaimed him tsar and Matveyev was banished to Pustozyorsk, where he remained till Feodor's death on May 7, 1682.
www.bookrags.com /Artamon_Sergeyevich_Matveyev   (641 words)

  
 Russian Czar Peter the Great, History Other, Free Essays @ ChuckIII College Resources
The Streltsy had been under watch from the Tsars for a long period when Peter inherited the position and there were worries about a possible overthrow.
When the Streltsy arrived, it was believed that they were revolting against the royal family when they really had the intention of protecting them (Massie 43).
The Streltsy who were not among the first rebellion had grown tired of their poor treatment and decided that it was necessary to overthrow the Tsar.
www.chuckiii.com /Reports/History_Other/Russian_Czar_Peter_the_Great.shtml   (2270 words)

  
 EefyWiki - Streltsy
The electives were the Streltsy of Moscow, which guarded the Kremlin, performed general guard duty and were used in military operations.
The Streltsy lived away from the rest of the population, in secluded areas and where they were fed by state treasury.
Now not all of them took part in these uprisings, the higher ranks, which were not to mention spoiled because of their status among society, tried to stop their forces from taking part in these acts and keep them on the side of the government.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The Streltsy uprising of April-May 1682 made it possible for Sophia, the Miloslavskys (the clan of Ivan), and their allies, to insist that Peter and Ivan be proclaimed joint Tsars, with Ivan being acclaimed as the senior of the two.
When she learned of his designs, Sophia began to conspire with the leaders of the streltsy, who were somewhat like hooligans continually arousing disorder and dissent of the tsar's rule.
Unfortunately for Sophia, Peter, warned by the Streltsy, escaped in the middle of the night to the impenetrable monastery of Troitsky; there he slowly gathered his adherents and others, who perceived he would win the power struggle.
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 RUSNET :: Encyclopedia :: P :: Peter I: Youth and accession
When Fyodor died childless in 1682, a fierce struggle for power ensued between the Miloslavskys and the Naryshkins: the former wanted to put Fyodor's brother, the delicate and feebleminded Ivan V, on the throne; the Naryshkins stood for the healthy and intelligent Peter.
One result of Sophia's overt exclusion of Peter from the government was that he did not receive the usual education of a Russian tsar; he grew up in a free atmosphere instead of being confined within the narrow bounds of a palace.
He removed Sophia from power and banished her to the Novodevichy convent; she was forced to become a nun after a streltsy rebellion in 1698.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/p/peter_I_youth.shtml   (606 words)

  
 Historical background - armies and battles of the period - history behind the mod - Total War Center Forums
There were Streltsy units in each town and monastery, and they used only for guard and garrison duties.
The reduction of military funds in the 1640's led to the reorganization of the Chuguev garrison to settled units.
Instead of payment, the streltsy and the gorodovye Cossacks received plots of land and were released from taxes.
www.twcenter.net /forums/showthread.php?t=53648   (7200 words)

  
 [Russia1: history]
The "streltsy", who were unhappy about this act of Tsar Peter and the skimpy salaries they were paid, nevertheless stayed constantly in touch with Moscow, where they still had their homes and families.
The "streltsy" were brought from everywhere to the Preobrazhensky village near Moscow and at the end of September they were subjected to interrogations and tortures.
The "streltsy" regiments which were not involved in the revolt were dissolved and the servicemen with their families were exiled from Moscow.
www.russia-hc.ru /eng/history/calendar/11_Oct.cfm   (1060 words)

  
 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In response, Shaklovityi advised Sofia to proclaim herself tsarina and attempted to induce the Streltsy to a new uprising.
Most of the Streltsy units, however, deserted downtown Moscow for the suburb of Preobrazhenskoye and later for the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra, where the young tsar was living.
Her fate was sealed ten years later, when the Streltsy attempted to reinstate her in the Kremlin during Peter's absence from the country.
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 Surikov
Streltsy was shown at the 9th Itinerant Exhibition in 1881.
Among her adherence were the Streltsy, Russia's first "professional soldiers".
He showed two forces: the Streltsy, representing outgoing ancient Russia, and Peter with his reforms, Europeanizing Russia (The Tsar was watching the preparations on horseback.) The tragedy gradually unfolded from left to right allegorically using candles.
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 Boosey & Hawkes Opera
In the Streltsy quarter Marfa recalls her love for Andrei and is comforted by Dosifey.
The rowdy Streltsy menfolk are incited further by news that the Tsar's troops are advancing on them, but Khovansky advises them to submit to the will of the Tsar and disperse.
The Streltsy enter carrying blocks in readiness for their execution, but emissaries from the Tsar announce that they have been pardoned.
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 Peter the Great
In the subsequent conflict, many of Peter's relatives and friends were murdered—Peter even witnessed the butchery of one of his uncles by a mob.
She was therefore overthrown, with Peter I and Ivan V continuing to act as co-Tsars.
The streltsy were disbanded, and the individual they sought to put on the Throne—Peter's half-sister Sophia—was forced to become a nun.
www.ftppro.com /library/Peter_the_Great   (5975 words)

  
 Peter1
All this left an ineradicable impression on the young tsar and determined his negative attitude toward the streltsy.
He removed Sophia from power and banished her to the Novodevich convent; she was forced to become a nun after a streltsy rebellion in 1698.
Hundreds of the streltsy were executed, the rest of the rebels were exiled to distant towns, and the corps of the streltsy was disbanded.
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 Science Fair Projects - Ivan Andreyevich Khovansky
Through the support of the Streltsy (renamed the Nadvornaya Pehota [Надворная Пехота]) he achieved establishment of a dual-reign regime, (joint rule by Ivan V and Peter I) under the regency of Sophia Alekseyevna.
Relying on the Streltsy, Khovansky got huge political influence; he often interfered in political business.
When the Streltsy found out about this they mutinied in Moscow and seized the Kremlin, but without their leader they soon obeyed the regent.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Ivan_Andreyevich_Khovansky   (649 words)

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