Peter the Great's son Alexis is murdered on his father's orders

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Historical Context Note

Alexis, heir to Tsar Peter the Great of Russia, is murdered at the instigation of his father.
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Editors. "Peter the Great's son Alexis is murdered on his father's orders". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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