The discourses at Versailles of the first Siamese ambassadors to France, 1686-7

together with the list of their presents to the Court : in the original French together with a translation into English

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Bibliography: p. 19.

Statementedited, translated and introduced by Michael Smithies.
ContributionsSmithies, Michael, 1932-
LC ClassificationsDS575.5F8 H37 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18168511M
ISBN 109748298027

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Fig. 6: The Audience Given by the King to the Ambassadors of the King of Siam at Versailles on the first of September,published by Nicolas Langlois, Engraving and etching, x cm. Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Estampes, Collection Michel Hennin, inv.

The Siamese embassy to France in was the second such mission from the Kingdom of Siam (modern Thailand). The embassy was sent by King Narai and led by ambassador 1686-7 book embassy was preceded by the First Siamese Embassy to France, composed of two Siamese ambassadors and Father Bénigne Vachet [Wikidata], who had left Siam for France.

The Siamese ambassadors to France in –7: in the centre, Ok Phra Wisut Sunthon (commonly known as Kōsa Pān); on the left, Ok Luang Kalayan Rachai Maitri; and on the right, Ok Khun Si Wisan Wacha. Messieurs les Ambassadeurs du Roy de Siam (Paris, []) (Collection Michel Hennin,Bibliothèque Nationale de France)Cited by: 3.

Louis XIV received the ambassadors in his newly completed Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles. A French text of the speeches has survived. The Discourses at Versailles of the First Siamese Ambassadors to France is held in a modern edition in French and English. It includes the chief ambassador’s farewell address to the king.

Paris, [ ed. by Smithies, M., as The Disco11rses at Versailles of the First Siamese Ambassadors to France,together wit/, the list l~f their presents to the court, Bangkok, The Siam Society, ].

n See Bourdieu, above, p Content: SIAMESE MANDARINS ON THE GRAND TOUR, Michael Smithies* Abstract No less than four groups of Siamese 'mandarins' (the term given by Westerners to khunnang, nobles or court officials) were sent to France by King Narai between and Their function, and their fate, were varied.

In this 1686-7 book, the first three missions are summarized, and the fourth, to France. According to accounts by Bénigne Vachet and the Marquis de Sourches, the principal Siamese ambassador, Ok Phra Wisut Sunthon (Kōsa Pān), became a subject of major interest in France.

His procession to Versailles was followed by a large number of courtiers, both men and women, 14 and was accompanied by the sounds of drums and trumpets. 15 On Cited by: 1. Pan (Thai: ปาน; died ) was a Siamese diplomat and minister who led the second Siamese embassy to France sent by King Narai in – He was preceded to France by the first Siamese embassy to France, which had been composed of two Siamese ambassadors and Father Bénigne Vachet, who had left Siam for France on January 5, He was a.

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Smithies' translation features a very informative introduction, and his article “The Travels in France of the Siamese Ambassadors " in Journal of the Siam Society, as well as his translation of The Discourses at Versailles of the First Siamese Ambassadors to FranceTogether With the List of their Presents to the Court are excellent sources for the embassies between France and Siam.

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