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Which of the following ambassadors of Queen Elizabeth visited Akbar’s court to obtain a Firman for trade in Gujarat?

 A.

John Mildenhall

 B.

Sir Thomas Roe

 C.

John Mildenhall

 D.

Sir Thomas Howard

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
Option(C) is correct

John Mildenhall was as an ambassador of Queen Elizabeth, visited Akbar’s court twice amid 1599-1606 A.D. and tried to a Firman for trade in Gujarat. 

John Mildenhall was a British explorer and adventurer and one of the first to make an overland journey to India. 

He was the self-styled ambassador of the British East India Company in India. His is the first recorded burial of an Englishman in India.


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