BOWES, JEROME [SSNE 195]

Surname
BOWES
First name
JEROME
Title/rank
SIR
Nationality
ENGLISH
Region
Social status
NOBILITY
Education
Religion

Text source

Sir Jerome Bowes is listed as an ambassador who was temporarily banished from the English court for slandering the Earl of Leicester in 1577. He served as ambassador to Russia in 1583, but was dismissed after the death of Tsar Ivanvasilovitch. Bowes is also mentioned as an attendant of the Russian Ambassador in England in 1601.

Dictionary of National Biography; G. M. Bell, A Handlist of British Diplomatic Representatives 1509-1688 (London, 1990); N.E. Evans, Slavonic Review [SEER] vol. 55, n.4, 1977.

Service record

ENGLAND, RUSSIA
Arrived 1583-06-05
Departed 1584-09-20
Capacity AMBASSADOR, purpose DIPLOMACY