The Tsar in England: Peter the Great's Visit to London in 1698

  title={The Tsar in England: Peter the Great's Visit to London in 1698},
  author={Arthur Macgregor},
  journal={The Seventeenth Century},
  pages={116 - 147}
  • A. Macgregor
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • History
  • The Seventeenth Century
Although it has been suggested that England was included - along with Rome and Venice - in the earliest itineraries planned for the 'Great Embassy' mounted by Peter the Great in 1696, there is no evidence that it remained a priority by the time the 200-strong party left Moscow in the following year. The decision that he should undertake the voyage across the North Sea seems rather to have been an impetuous one, conceived while the Tsar and his party were already settled in Amsterdam, developed… 


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