The ambitious Boris Godunov treacherously murdered Dimitri at the age of
eight in the town of Uglich in the year 1591 A.D. After his death, Dimitri
appeared to a monk and prophesied that a false Dimitri will appear and will
cause the death of the murderer Boris Godunov which afterward actually happened.
A countless number of miracles occurred at the grave of the slain Crown-Prince.
After fifteen years his relics were discovered to be whole and incorrupt. They
were translated solemnly to Moscow and interred in the church of the Holy