Bowes Yeremey (Bauza, Bowes)( Queen Elizabeth's envoy in Moscow)
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Queen Elizabeth's ambassador in Moscow, left a description of his journey. In 1582, Mr.. Ivan the Terrible poisoned in London embassy, headed by a gentleman was put Fedor Pisemsky for an alliance with Britain against Poland and to negotiate the marriage of the king's niece of Queen - Mary Hastings. Neither the one nor the other matter Pisemsky has made no difference from the London Government and in 1583. returned to Moscow. With him Elizabeth Bowes sent a request to insist on a new confirmation of all former privileges White Sea English society and to demand compensation for damages, . inflicted by English merchants, however, he had to reject John, and from the union, . and the marriage,
. Such a mission has created Bowes rather unpleasant situation in Moscow. Especially much he complained of harassment to wait on him and kormovschikov Dumnova clerk Shchelkalov. But while he was alive, Grozny, was interested in the idea of marrying an Englishwoman, Bowes still enjoyed the confidence and successfully solicited the king's confirmation of the trade privileges of the British. Stateyny Bowes with a list of talks and the boyars Ivan the Terrible, brought to the February 17, 1584, published in "Collection of the Imperial Russian Historical Society, (T. XXXVIII, p. 72 - 145). The death of the king interrupted mission Bowes. Shchelkalov ordered to surround the house in which he lived ambassador, and no one let go and not let out. In this position Bowes was 9 weeks. Finally, in May, he was introduced to the new king and received a leave of absence and rewarded with gifts, but issued to him to read and write did not mention the trade privileges of the British. Bowes through Archangel returned to. Description of his journey is placed in Haklyut'a under the title: "Jerome Bowos voyage and ambassady to the Emperor of Russia in the year 1583" (L., 1809). - See. Adelung, "Uebersicht der Riesenden"; Martens, "Diplomatic relations between Russia and England; S. Tolstoy, "The Last Embassy of British Queen Elizabeth to Tsar Ivan Vasilyevich (Russian Messenger, 1861); his own," the first forty years of relations between Russia and Britain, 1553 - 1593 "(St. Petersburg, 1875).