England and the North: The Russian Embassy of 1613-1614

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Maija Jansson, Nikolai Rogozhin, N. M. Rogozhin, Paul Bushkovitch, Viktor Ivanovich Buganov, M. P. Lukichev
American Philosophical Society, 1994 - Philosophy - 236 pages

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Page xxi - ... and the story ends with the pious exclamation, " from which devill and all other devills defend us, good Lord ! Amen." We have spoken of the collections of tales, which, at the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth centuries...
Page xi - King of Cazan, King of Astracan. The rest I omitted of purpose, because I knew they gloried, to have their Stile appeare to be of a larger Volume then the Queenes of England.
Page 49 - Pope, whereby he not only claims to be spiritual head of all Christians but also to have an imperial civil power over all kings and emperors, dethroning and decrowning princes with his foot as pleaseth him, and dispensing and disposing of all kingdoms and empires at his appetite.
Page 14 - Highues hath sent vnto vs againe you, her Ambassador, with her louing letters and full minde, which we doe thankefully receaue, and are thereby fully satisfied. And for that our princely and secret affaires were not finished to our contentation at our time appointed, according to our expectation, we doe now leaue of all those matters and set them aside for the time, because our minde is nowe otherwise...
Page xxix - ... their morality than those which prevailed in this land of old. Very great changes have occurred in India in the concept and treatment of the gods, and positively for the worse, as admitted by the Hindus themselves. I have heard of the founder of a Hindu sect, named Yallabhacharya. He flourished from the end of the fifteenth to the beginning of the sixteenth century of the Christian era.
Page 40 - Hanse und Reich im handelspolitischen Endkampf gegen England, (Studien zur Geschichte der Wirtschaft und Geisteskultur, 6), Berlin 1929; JR MARCUS, Die handelspolitischen Beziehungen zwischen England und Deutschland in den Jahren 1576-1585, Inaugural-Dissertation, Berlin 1925.
Page 136 - Ivan of All Russia, of Vladimir, Moscow, Novgorod, Tsar of Kazan, Tsar of Astrakhan, Sovereign of Pskov and Grand Prince of Smolensk, Tver...
Page xi - This style containeth in it all the Emperor's provinces and setteth forth his greatness, and therefore they have a great delight and pride in it, forcing not only their own people but also strangers that have any matter to deliver to the...
Page 196 - Alfred B. Beaven, The Aldermen of the City of London, 2 vols.
Page 11 - TS Willan, The Early History of the Russia Company, 1553-1603 (Manchester, 1956), p.

About the author (1994)

Paul Bushkovitch is professor of history at Yale University. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.