The Embassy Of Sir Thomas Roe To The Court Of The Great Mogul, 1615-1619 (volume 2); As Narrated In…

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bySir Thomas Roe

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... We sate an houre. Suddenly newes came to put out all lights, the King was come; who entred on an open Waggon, with his Normahall, drawne by Bullocks, himselfe Carter, and no man neare. When hee and his Women were housed, the Prince came in a horse-backe; and entring in, called for me. I found them alone with two or three Capons;1 and about mid-night the King set on it an angrie countenance: told mee I had broken my word: that he would trust me no more (the Prince had desired him to doe so). I answered as roundly: I held it fit to giue freely: I had done nothing of offence in my owne iudgement: if their customes were other, it was ignorance, and I must bee pardoned. Wee had many disputes. At last the Prince interposed, offered his friendship, and wee were all reconciled fully, and promises too large. Then I opened the Chests, gaue the King his Presents, the Prince his, and sent in that for Normahall. We were aboue two houres in viewing them. The Arras he tooke well, but said it was course, desired to haue a Sute of such as the sweet Bagge; and wee concluded that in the morning I should come to the Prince, that he should be my Protector and Procurator. The goods (except Three things) more then2 Presents were there returned mee; for those three the Prince told me he would pay, seeing his father tooke them. January 10.--I went to the Prince, was receiued with all fauour, had order for a Firman for the man murthered,3 a declaration of his reconcilement in publike, command to all his Officers to take knowledge, and to his chiefe Raiat to be my Procurator, and to draw what Firmans so euer I desired. I presented Captaine Towerson and some English, whom hee vsed with grace; and for a signe of 1 Eunuchs. 2 Other than. 3 Presumably in some brawl at Surat. 4 Possibly Raja B...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... We sate an houre. Suddenly newes came to put out all lights, the King was come; who entred on an open Waggon, with his Normahall, dra...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021762460X

ISBN - 13:9780217624602

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