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The Emabassy of India

Mirza Firuz Shah

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Subject:

Military Science

Subclass:

Timured/Mughal

Subject Era:

Jahangir 1605–1627

Author:

VVILLIAM FOSTER, B.A.,

Volume:

l

Edition:

Year:

1615

Publisher and Place:

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers; New edition (1 December 1990)

Languages:

English

ISBN 10|13:

10 : 8121505097 l 13 : 978-8121505093

Royal Mughal Ref:

ARC-1000001-2445

Description

THE mission of Sir Thomas Roe to the court of Jahangir was not only a remarkable episode in the life of a remarkable man, but an event of high importance in the history both of England and of India; for the footing which was then obtained, largely through his energy and wisdom, by the despised traders from the West, proved to be but the first step in a march of conquest which has only of late years reached its limits, and the scarlet liveries which escorted the ambassador through Rajputana were prophetic of a time when a descendant of King James should rule over an Indian empire vaster and infinitely more prosperous than ever owned the sway of a Mogul.
Considerations of this nature would not, it is true, entitle an account of the embassy to a place among the publications of the Hakluyt'Society. But it happens that the ambassador kept, for the information of his employers, a minute and careful record of the events of his mission, besides writing from time to time full accounts of his proceedings to his many friends in England; and,
being in a land so little known to his fellow-countrymen, his diary and letters are naturally full not only of what he did but also of what he saw.

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Mohmedd shareef

Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

Mirza Firuz

This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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