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HISTORY of the TURKISH,
From Its Foundation In i300,
TO WHICH Is PREFIXED
AN HISTORICAL DISCOURSE
MAHOMET And His SUCCESSORS.
T R As si. At ed from the French O/mignot,
By A. H A W K I K. S, Escu
QuiDQUID DELIRANT R.ECES, P LEC TU N TU R AC HI VI.
EXETER: PRINTED AND SOLD BY R. THORN.
J. Stockdale, Piccadilly, and Messrs. Scatcherb
Turkifli, or Ottoman Empire,
From Its Foundation in i300, to the Peace of
S O L Y M A N I.
(Continued from the first volume.)
THE emperor remained some time in J-c „, peace in his capital; but his bad sue- «£%, cess, only increased his ambition. Dis- ^ v; contented with the expeditions to Asia and Africa, he meditated to make himself amends for them in Europe. Francis I. king of France, solicited succours from him against his rival ( Charles V. Latibeg, the new grand vizier and brother-in-law to the emperor (for Solyman always gave his sisters in-marriage to his ministers), fitted out a powerful fleet to ravage the coasts of Italy and Spain; but the conclusion of a truce T.01""' between