The Memoirs of Theodore Jeŭłašeŭski, Assessor of Navahrudak (1546-1604)

Jeulaseuski ... was a minor nobleman from Lachavichy, a small town in the Navahrudak district of estern Belarus...At least once, in 1579, he represented his county in Parliament, and in the year 1592 he was elected to the office of junior county judge (assessor)...

...Political events were not the prime interest of Jeulasheuski and he was content to make short notes of some of the most important of them, <knowing that enough has been written by others in this subject>.While retaining the character of personal reminiscences, the Memoirs provide a lively picture of the social life of Belarusian nobility in the second half of the 16th century and indirectly shed some light on important political events in Belarus during one of the most interesting periods of its history...

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