These are the personalities and events that History Bound has set out to reveal. For instance our first story is that of the Elizabethan adventurers who went East rather than West. Most people know the stories of Sir Francis Drake, Sir John Hawkins and Sir Walter Raleigh and the conflict in the Caribbean against the Spanish. But how many know of the contemporary Sherley brothers and their secret mission to persuade the Persians to join a European alliance against the common enemy, the Turks?
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Appropriately, Iran, then known as Persia, had helped introduce coffee to the west. When a party of Elizabethan travelers visited Persia in 1598 they saw people saw sitting, cross-legged and […]