Timeline for Yagnatia character's history
Novgorod region, Russia; Near border to Lithuania
Orthodox priest begins pogrom against pagans in western Novgorod, and Yekaterina’s village and family were destroyed. Yekaterina and her younger brother escaped into the snow-covered forest. Her brother succumbed to the cold before they found shelter. Yekaterina stumbled to a lone cottage where she was taken in by an old woman and cared for through her sickness.
Yekaterina spent nearly a month in this woman’s sickbed. During her fever-dreams, Yekaterina believed the Goddess Morena visited her and chose to save her and make her her Scion. Yekaterina then awoke from her fever dreams, the sickness abating, and introduced herself to the woman as “Morena”.
Raised as companion with Alexi Vasilyev, under the house peasant, Arina. Novgorod, Russia
Morena marries a peasant in Vasilyev's service. A single child results from this marriage.
Morena's husband dies to plague.
Marriage to Alexi Leyovich Vasilyev. Many children.
Mama Yelena embraces Morena into Yagnatia bloodline.
If hard cap on age exists..
Morena travels to France in a wish to broaden her views. While there, she finds a young Daeva by the name of Desserai recently embraced (1830), showing little direction but great potential for the ways of the Crone. Morena takes young Desserai under her wing, teaching her of the Crone and Cruac, and inducting her into the Circle.
Alexi marries a boyar's daughter from Novgorod. Wife is very religious and does not accept Alexi's pagan religion. They try for a year to have a child, but she remains barren.
Uncle Boris kills Alexi's wife.
Marriage to Morena Petrovna Vasilyevna. Many children.
Uncle Boris embraces Alexi into Yagnatia bloodline.
Acceptance of Orthodox Christianity and creation of first East Slavic written legal code, the Russkaya Pravda.
Like much of the rest of Europe, plagues hit Russia once every five or six years. However, due to the lower population density and better hygiene, the population loss caused by plagues was not so severe as in Western Europe. Pre-plague populations were reached in Russia as early as 1500.
Ended Golden Horde dominance, tripled the territory of the state, renovated the Kremlin, and laid foundations of the Russian State.
Managed countless changes in the progression from a medieval state to an empire, including reforms and modernization. Princely boyars were executed for suspicion of treason. Formed the 'oprichnina', land given to boyar he chose that he found were not traitors, and these boyars were given free reign.
Land completely under Ivan's control, given to loyal boyars. Oprichniki were Ivan's personal guard.
10,000 die from epidemics of plague; 1500 Novgorod Nobility killed by Ivan for fear the city would defect to Lithuania. Novgorod would never regain its former wealthy prominence.
Followed death of the last Russian Tsar of the Rurik Dynasty, Feodor Ivanovich, and lasted to the establishment of the Romanov Dynasty in 1613. In 1601-1603, Russia suffered a famine that killed one-third of the population, ~2million. During this time, Russia was occupied by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and suffered from civil uprisings, usurpers and imposters.
Led cultural revolution that replaced the traditionalist and medieval social and political system with a modern, scientific, Europe-oriented, and rationalist system.
Peter I's daughter
Russian Enlightenment and large land increases
Killed about 1 million people
Enacted many great reforms, spurring industrialization and modernized the Russian army. Was killed by revolutionary terrorists.
Last Russian Emperor
Caused massive migration of Slavic populations to safer, heavily forested regions of the north
Novgorodians, led by Prince Alexander Nevsky, repelled invading Swedes.
Novgorodians, led by Prince Alexander Nevsky, repelled invading Germanic crusaders.
Milestone Defeat of the Mongol-Tatars by Prince Dmitry Donskoy of Moscow
Russia faced a varying coalition of Denmark-Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, in the territory of present-day Estonia and Latvia.
Nearly constant series of wars fought between Russian Empire and Ottoman Empire.
Peasants of Ukraine join Zaporozhian Cossacks in rebellian against Poland-Lithuania.
Sparked by Bohdan Khmelnytsky offering Ukraine to be placed under Russian Tsar, Aleksey I. Ukraine was eventually split along the Dnieper River, leaving western part under Polish rule and eastern part under Russian.
Tsar's troops defeat rebels
Russia defeated Sweden, regaining lost territories.
Russia annexed East Prussia, but these were lost under Peter III
Coalition of Austria, Prussia, Russia, UK, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and a number of German States finally defeated France and drove Napoleon into exile on Elba.
Russian army officers led about 3,000 soldiers in a protest against Nicholas I's assumption of the throne after his elder brother Constantine removed himself from the line of succession.
Wave of mass political and social unrest, including worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. Led to the establishment of limited constitutional monarchy, the State Duma of the Russian Empire, the multi-party system and the Russian Constitution of 1906.
February Revolution forced Nicholas II to abdicate. Monarchy was replaced by a shaky coalition of political parties that declared itself the Provisional Government. An alternative socialist establishment existed alongside the Petrograd Soviet, wielding power through the democratically elected councils of workers and peasants, called Soviets. Eventually, the October Revolution, led by Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin, overthrew the Provisional Government and created the world's first socialist state.
Kiev rules Rus
Kiev destroyed and about half of population of Rus decimated; Formed State of the Golden Horde, which ruled over Rus for over two centuries.