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Letter from Shah Safi I to King Charles I

Date 1 Muharram 1038 - 30 Zihijjah 1052 / 31.8.1628 - 21.3.1643
Content Shah Safi I informs King Charles I about his wish to strengthen diplomatic relations and asks him to send some craftsmen to the Safavid court. [document undated]
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script nasta'liq
Archive Public Record Office (London)
Publication Qa'im-Maqami, Jahangir. Yaksad va panjah sanad-i tarikhi: az Jalayiriyan ta Pahlavi. Tihran: Chapkhanah-yi artish-i shahanshahi-yi Iran, 1348 (1969). 33-34
Keywords diplomatic relations | Safavids
Individuals Safi I, Shah | Charles I (England)
Places Europe | England
Notes Date based on intersection of reigns of Safi I (1629-42) and Charles I (England) (1625-49). Fekete classifies this document as belonging to Safi II, then accordingly: King Charles II (1660-85), see Fekete, Persische Paläographie, p. 529, plate 224, document no. 96. Also published in: Bayani, Khanbaba. "Asnad va namah-ha-yi tarikhi-yi dawrah-yi Safavi." Barrasi-ha-yi tarikhi 3, 3-4 (1347/1968): 75-77.
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