[nee-kawn; Russian nyee-kuh n]
- 1605–81, patriarch of Russian Orthodox Church 1652–66.
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All that had come in since Nikon and Peter was put under the ban by the champions of the ancient liturgy.
Nikon was scarce content to be the equal of his sovereign, and ranked the church above the state: he fell.
The mitres ranged with it were constructed by the directions of Nikon, and equal in richness and other details the royal crowns.
There are three of the five in the sacristy of tau shape and beautiful, they belonged to Philaret; the others to Nikon.
The clergy at once apprised the Tsar, who in turn ordered his boyards to command Nikon to leave the Cathedral.