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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The names of certaine sortes of drinkes used in Russia , and commonly drunke in the Emperours Court. (search)
The names of certaine sortes of drinkes used in Russia , and commonly drunke in the Emperours Court.THE first and principall meade is made of the juice or liccour taken from a berrie called in Russia , Malieno, which is of a marvellous sweete taste, and of a carmosant colour, which berry I have seene in Paris . The second meadRussia , Malieno, which is of a marvellous sweete taste, and of a carmosant colour, which berry I have seene in Paris . The second meade is called Visnova, because it is made of a berry so called, and is like a black gooseberrie: but it is like in colour and taste to the red wine of France. The third meade is called Amarodina or Smorodina, short, of a small berry much like to the small rezin, and groweth in great plentie in Russia . The fourth meade is calRussia . The fourth meade is called Cherevnikyna, which is made of the wilde blacke cherry. The fift meade is made of hony and water, with other mixtures. There is also a delicate drinke drawn from the root of the birch tree, called in the Russe tongue Berozevites, which drinke the noble men and others use in Aprill, May, and June, which are the three mo
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The voyage of Master Anthony Jenkinson, made from the citie of Mosco in Russia , to the citie of Boghar in Bactria , in the yeere 1558: written by himself to the Merchants of London of the Moscovie companie. (search)
ny Jenkinson, made from the citie of Mosco in Russia , to the citie of Boghar in Bactria , in the est store of waxe and hony in all the land of Russia . We tarried at the foresaid Nyse Novogrod untesent there are three princes in the court of Russia , which had bene Emperours of the said Cazan, to whom I delivered the Emperors letters of Russia : and I also gave him a present of a ninth, wh I likewise presented the Emperors letters of Russia , and he intertained me wel, and demanded of me for custome, of every camel one red hide of Russia , besides pety gifts to his officers. Thus then the king, tooke the Emperors letters of Russia from me, without which I should have bene tak by our law, that they should be well used in Rusland , and suffered to depart from thence againe inund, not farre from the Citie of Novogrode in Russia , and it is from the spring to the Sea, above he latitudes of certaine principall places in Russia , and other Regions. [3 more...]
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The latitudes of certaine principall places in Russia , and other Regions. (search)
The latitudes of certaine principall places in Russia , and other Regions. Deg. Min. Mosco in 55 10 Novogrod the great 58 26 Novogrod the lesse 56 33 Colmogro 64 10 Vologhda 59 11 Cazan 55 33 Oweke 51 40 Astracan 47 9 At the entrance into the Caspian sea. 46 72 Manguslave beyond the Caspian sea. 45 00 Urgence in Tartary 20. dayes journey from the Caspian sea.42 18 Boghar a citie in Tartary 20. day
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Certaine notes gathered by Richard Johnson (which was at Boghar with M. Anthony Jenkinson) of the reports of Russes and other strangers, of the wayes of Russia to Cathaya, and of divers and strange people. (search)
d Johnson (which was at Boghar with M. Anthony Jenkinson) of the reports of Russes and other strangers, of the wayes of Russia to Cathaya, and of divers and strange people. The first note given by one named Sarnichoke a Tartarian subject to twhich are also Tartars bordering upon Kizilbash or Persia, declaring the way from Astracan, being the furthest part of Russia , to Cathaya as foloweth. FIRST from Astracan to Serachick by land, travailing by leysure as Merchants use with wares, ies aforesaid, but wolves white and blacke. And because that woods are not of such quantitie there, as in these parts of Russia , but in maner rather scant then plentiful, as is reported, the Beares breed not that way, but some other beasts (as nane at Cathay the way before written, and also another way neere the sea coast, as foloweth, which note was sent out of Russia from Giles Holmes. FIRST from the province of Dwina is knowen the way to Pechora, and from Pechora traveiling with Olen
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The first note given by one named Sarnichoke a Tartarian subject to the Prince of Boghar, which are also Tartars bordering upon Kizilbash or Persia, declaring the way from Astracan, being the furthest part of Russia , to Cathaya as foloweth. (search)
The first note given by one named Sarnichoke a Tartarian subject to the Prince of Boghar, which are also Tartars bordering upon Kizilbash or Persia, declaring the way from Astracan, being the furthest part of Russia , to Cathaya as foloweth. FIRST from Astracan to Serachick by land, travailing by leysure as Merchants use with wares, is 10. dayes journey. From Serachick to a towne named Urgenshe, 15. dayes. From Urgenshe to Boghar, 15. dayes. From Boghar to Cascar, 30. dayes. From Cascar to Cathaya, 30. dayes journey.
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The instruction of another Tartarian merchant dwelling in the citie of Boghar, as he hath learned by other his countreymen which have bene there. (search)
calmack inhabited with blacke people: but in Cathay, the most part therof stretching to the sunne rising, are people white and of faire complexion. Their religion also, as the Tartars report, is christian, or after the maner of Christians, and their language peculiar, differing from the Tartarian tongue. There are no great and furious Beares in travelling through the waies aforesaid, but wolves white and blacke. And because that woods are not of such quantitie there, as in these parts of Russia , but in maner rather scant then plentiful, as is reported, the Beares breed not that way, but some other beasts (as namely one in Russe called Barse) are in those coasts. This Barse appeareth by a skinne of one seene here to sell, to be nere so great as a big lion spotted very faire and therefore we here take it to be a Leopard or Tiger. Note that 20 daies journey from Cathay is a countrey named Angrim, where liveth the beast that beareth the best Muske, & the principall therof is cut
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The instructions of one of Permia, who reporteth he had bene at Cathay the way before written, and also another way neere the sea coast, as foloweth, which note was sent out of Russia from Giles Holmes. (search)
The instructions of one of Permia, who reporteth he had bene at Cathay the way before written, and also another way neere the sea coast, as foloweth, which note was sent out of Russia from Giles Holmes. FIRST from the province of Dwina is knowen the way to Pechora, and from Pechora traveiling with Olens or harts, is sixe dayes journey by land, and in the Sommer as much by water to the river of Ob. The Ob is a river full of flats, the mouth of it is 70. Russe miles over. And from thence three dayes journey on the right hand is a place called Chorno-lese, to say in English, blacke woods, and from thence neere hand is a people called Pechey-cony, wearing their haire by his description after the Irish fashion. From Pechey-cony to Joult Calmachey three dayes journey, & from thence to Chorno Callachay three dayes tending to the Southeast. These two people are of the Tartarian faith, and tributaries to the great Can.
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The Queenes Majesties Letters to the Emperour of Russia, requesting licence, and safe conduct for M. Anthony Jenkinson to passe thorow his kingdome of Russia , into Persia, to the Great Sophie. 1561. (search)
The Queenes Majesties Letters to the Emperour of Russia, requesting licence, and safe conduct for M. Anthony Jenkinson to passe thorow his kingdome of Russia , into Persia, to the Great Sophie. 1561. ELIZABETH by the grace of God, Queene of England, &c. to the right excellent, and right mightie Prince, Lord John Basiliwich, Emperour of all Russia , &c. greeting, and most happie increase in all prosperitie. Right mightie Prince, the amitie of your Majestie towards us and our subjects is very pRussia , &c. greeting, and most happie increase in all prosperitie. Right mightie Prince, the amitie of your Majestie towards us and our subjects is very pleasant to us to be remembred, which being begun by the goodnesse of God in the reigne of our most deare brother of happie memorie, King Edward the sixt, and afterwards, through your not onely singular humanitie, fed, and nourished, but also through your incredible goodnesse increased, and augmented, is now firmed and established, with all maner of tokens of your benevolence, that now we doubt not, but that from hencefoorth, during many ages, the same shall endure to the praise of God, to both
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, A remembrance given by us the Governours, Consuls, and Assistants of the company of Merchants trading into Russia , the eight day of May 1561, to our trustie friend Anthonie Jenkinson, at his departure towards Russia , and so to Persia, in this our eight journey. (search)
e Governours, Consuls, and Assistants of the company of Merchants trading into Russia , the eight day of May 1561, to our trustie friend Anthonie Jenkinson, at his departure towards Russia , and so to Persia, in this our eight journey. FIRST you shall understand that we have laden in our good ship, called the Swallow, one Chestys thereunto adjoyning, and in like maner to returne thorow his dominions into Russia or elswhere. And for the sale of our kersies or other wares that you shalles unto Constantinople, or els where you thinke beter sale may be had, then in Russia . Thus have we given you to understand our meanings in this intended adventuoodnes of such things as we do partly suppose you shall finde in the partes of Russia , we doe heerewith deliver you a quantitie of certeine drugges, wherby you may thereof, other then you know. And if you understand that any commoditie in Russia be profitable for us to have with you into Persia or other places, our minde i
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, A compendious and briefe declaration of the journey of M. Anth. Jenkinson, from the famous citie of London into the land of Persia, passing in this same journey thorow Russia , Moscovia, and Mare Caspium, alias Hircanum, sent and imployed therein by the right worshipfull Societie of the Merchants Adventurers, for discoverie of Lands, Islans, &c. Being begun the foureteenth day of May, Anno 1561, and in the third yere of the reigne of the Queenes Majestie that now is: this present declaration being directed and written to the foresayd Societie. (search)
rney of M. Anth. Jenkinson, from the famous citie of London into the land of Persia, passing in this same journey thorow Russia , Moscovia, and Mare Caspium, alias Hircanum, sent and imployed therein by the right worshipfull Societie of the Merchantreof heretofore amply informed) on the fourteenth day of July, the yere aforesayd I arrived in the bay of S. Nicholas in Russia : and the sixe and twentieth day of the same moneth, after conference then had with your Agents there, concerning your wo to depart towards the Sophy, who dismissing me with great favour, and appointing his Ambassadour (which returned out of Russia ) and others, to safeconduct me, he gave me at my departure a faire horse with all furniture, and custome free from thencf his messenger. Unto whom I did likewise answere by word of mouth, not onely perswading him to sende his Ambassadour to Russia , not doubting but' that hee should finde him most honourable and inclined to helpe him, but also I directed him his way
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