She was the daughter of prince Peter Buynosov-Rostovskay. The marriage took place on 17 January 1608. In 1610, Vasili was deposed.
After the deposition of her consort, Maria was forced to enter a convent.
As a nun, she took the name Elena. Issue:
Tsarevna Anna Vasilievna
Tsarevna Anastasia Vasilievna.