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 Correspondence with Sultan Aḥmad al-Manṣūr al-Saʿdī
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Elizabeth I

Date: 1579-1603

Original Language: Unspecified


Beginning in 1579 and continuing until the year in which both rulers died, Elizabeth I and Sultan Aḥmad al-Manṣūr al-Saʿdī of Morocco (r. 1578-1603) exchanged letters and diplomatic missions, and engaged in mutually beneficial trade. Their letters are mainly found in the National Archives at Kew (State Papers, Foreign 71, and Royal Letters, 102 sub series Barbar…

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Bennett, Clinton, “ Correspondence with Sultan Aḥmad al-Manṣūr al-Saʿdī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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