In 1561 Anthony Jenkinson arrived in Persia with a letter from Queen Elizabeth to the shah.
1510) furnished maps of the British Isles, Olaus Magnus (1539) of Scandinavia, Anton Wied (1542), Sigismund von Herberstein (1549) and Anthony Jenkinson (1562) of Muscovy.
Jenkinson, Aaron Burr (Richmond, Ind., 1902).
Jenkinson, Early English Printed Books in the Univ.
About the middle of the 16th century it was the seat of an English commercial factory, under the traveller Jenkinson, afterwards envoy extraordinary of the khan of Shirvan to Ivan the Terrible of Russia.