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К уточнению имен и дат в семье царя Федора Ивановича

This article discusses the phenomenon of using two Christian names by one and the same person among the laity in medieval Russia. The main attention is paid to the late stage of this tradition in the dynasty of Rurikids and in their inner circle. The article poses the following questions: what are the Christian names of Tsar Fedor and Tsarina Irina, what saints they venerated as their holy patrons and on what day was Irina Godunova born?