Ēastindea Tēoh

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Scild þære Ēastindea Tēoge (1698)

Sēo Ēastindea Tēoh wæs miclu Bryttiscu ceapmanna tēoh gestaþolde in 1600 for ceapunge in Indealand and middangeardes ēastdæl. In his ylde weax þēos tēoh of ceapmannhēap to angin se riccsode eall Indealand. His binama wæs "John Company" ('Iohannes Tēoh').

In 1600 geaf Elisabeþ I Engla Cwēn hiera ceapmmenn cynelicu bōc þe hie bēon "Se Ealdoman and Sēo Tēoh of Ceapmannum of Lunden Cēapend in þā Ēastindīegum". Þære Tēoge cēapscipu segloden in þæm Indiscan Gārsecge to þāra Ēastindīegum and ēac to þæm Mughalrīce in Indie. Sīþor wæs hiera bisgu mid Seringum.

In Indea fang sēo tēoh missenlice byrig on his sǣriīme. Of þissum angin weax sēo Ēastindea Tēoh micel and hēo fange brāda landrīce oþ eall Indealand wæs belimpede hie oððe þēodnas þā sealdon hiera handa þære tēoge.

In 1857 wæs astric in þære tēoge here and blōdig wæs wræc. Se Bryttisc witenagemōt aslæcude þā tēoh in 1874 and fang hiere rīce.

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