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Safavid Farman by Shah 'Abbas I to King James I

Date Ramazan 1016 / 20.12.1607 - 18.1.1608
Content The English commanders (umara) and generals (sardaran) are advised to ask the English envoys Robert Shirley and Captain Paolo Frangi about the situation of Europeans and Christians in the Safavid realm; a diplomatic note to King James I (= Jakob I) in the form of a farman.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script nasta'liq
Archive Public Record Office (London)
Publication Bayani, Khanbaba. "Asnad va namah-ha-yi tarikhi-yi dawrah-yi Safavi." Barrasi-ha-yi tarikhi 3, 3-4 (1347/1968): 67-96. 73-74
Keywords Safavids | diplomatic relations | religious minorities | Christians
Individuals James I (England) | Shirley, Robert | Captain Paolo Frangi | 'Abbas I, Shah
Places Europe | England
Notes also published in Qa'im-Maqami, Jahangir. Yaksad va panjah sanad-i tarikhi. Az Jalayiriyan ta Pahlavi. Tihran, 1969/70 : 21.
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