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Document 21 (February–March 1522) The Oath By Evliya (Ovlijar), The Crimean Envoy Sent To King Sigismund

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This chapter comprises Document 21, which explains the manner in which Evliya Mirza, the great envoy of Mehmed Giray, the khan of Perekop, swore the oath with the khans soul to His Majesty, the hospodar. The oath was sent to King Sigismund. Evliya Mirza expresses his view that the free khan should wish well and be friendly towards His Royal Majesty, and should have no bad intentions against His Majesty, the hospodar and the two states of His Majesty: the Polish Crown and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. His sons and his men should not let them commit any damage to the two states of His Majesty.

Keywords: Evliya Mirza; Grand Duchy of Lithuania; King Sigismund; Mehmed Giray; Polish Crown



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