Matryona Balk

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Matryona Ivanovna Balk (née Modesta Mons; fl. 1718), was a Russian courtier. She was a lady-in-waiting and confidant of Catherine I of Russia, Ober-Hofmeisterin of Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia and sister of Anna Mons. She was accused in 1718 for having assisted the empress in her love affair with Willem Mons.

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  • Балк, Матрена Ивановна // Русский биографический словарь : в 25 томах. — СПб.—М., 1896—1918.