Maria Skuratova (d. 1605)

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Maria Skuratova (d. 1605)

Tsarina of Russia . Name variations: Maria Maliuta; Mary of Malyuta; Maria Godunov, Godunova or Godunovna; Maria Gudunov; Maria Skurateva. Born Maria Maliuta-Skuratova; killed in 1605; daughter of Grigorii Maliuta-Skuratov or Skuratev (leader of Ivan IV's terror squad); married Boris Godunov (1552–1605), tsar of Russia (r. 1598–1605), in 1570; children: (daughter) Xenia Godunova (1582–1622); Fyodor or Fedor Borisovich also known as Theodore II (1589–1605), tsar of Russia (r. 1605).