Desire boyars executed. But, having escaped from Sofia, John was not far off from thinking, inculcated by it; having discharged her son from the great reign, he was in a hurry to make the royal wedding of his neighbor, his grandson Dimitri, and the boyars, not loved Sofia for bringing new concepts are, however, they are called Dimitri, grandson bogovenchannym reproach Vasili and his son. February 4, 1498 at the Assumption Cathedral, among the church prepared a great place where the Saints put; at this point we put three chairs: the Grand Duke, his grandson, Demetrius, and the Metropolitan; naloe to lay cap Monomakh and the bartender. When the Grand Duke and his grandson entered the church, with all the Metropolitan Cathedral began to serve a prayer to the Virgin and Peter, the miracle worker, then the Metropolitan and the Grand Duke sat in their places, and Prince Dimitri stood in the seats in front of them at the top level. John, turning to the Metropolitan began to say: 'Father, Metropolitan! God's purpose, from our ancestors, the great princes, our old and thence to sihmest: our fathers, the great princes, the sons of his elder give great reign; I was his first son, Ivan, to himself blessed the great reign; bozheyu but the will of my son Ivan died, he left a son first, Demetrius, and I bless it now in possession of and behind the great reign of Vladimir, Moscow and Novgorod; and you would have it, his father, the great reign blessed '. After this speech, the Metropolitan told Demetrius be in his place, and getting up, he blessed his cross, then Dmitri bowed his head, and Metropolitan, putting her hand, read aloud the prayer, that the Lord God gave supplied kingdom scepter, put him on the throne of truth, etc. . Two Archimandrite brought the first bartender then cap; Metropolitan took them, handed to the Grand Duke, and he laid on her grandson. During this ceremony followed Litany, prayers of the Theotokos, and multitude of years, after which the clergy congratulated both grand dukes; Metropolitan John said: 'Bozheyu grace Hail and welcome, glorious Tsar Ivan, Grand Prince of All Russia, Autocrat, and his grandson, Grand Duke Dmitri Ivanovich of All Russia, on many summer'; Demetrius said, 'Bozheyu grace Hello, sir, my son, the Grand Duke Dmitri Ivanovich of All Russia, with their sovereign, grandfather, Grand Prince Ivan Vasilyevich of all Russia, many of the summer. " Then he congratulated both children of John the Grand Dukes, nobles and all the people. Metropolitan Dimitri said the following lesson: "Mr. son, Grand Prince Dmitry Ivanovich! God's purpose is your grandfather, the great prince who granted you, blessed the Grand Duchy; and you, my lord son bear the fear of God in the heart, love truth and mercy and judgment, just, be obedient to his sovereign and his grandfather, the Grand Duke, and the care bear from the heart of the Orthodox Christianity, and we'll get you, my lord and son, god bless and pray for your health. " After Metropolitan John repeated the same exhortation: 'grandson, Prince Dimitri! Welcome you and I bless the great reign; and you bear the fear in the heart, love truth and mercy and judgment is just, and the care bear from the heart of the Orthodox Christianity. " Thus ended the rite, the great princes will listen after the liturgy, and Dimitri left the church in a cap and bartenders; doors showered him with money three times gold and silver Uncle Yuri Ivanovich (Vasily detainees); the same was repeated in front of the Archangel and the Annunciation Cathedral.