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THE

HISTORY of the TURKISH,

O R

OTTOMAN EMPIRE

From Its Foundation In i300,
To The Peace Of BELGRADE In i740,

TO WHICH Is PREFIXED

AN HISTORICAL DISCOURSE

O N

MAHOMET And His SUCCESSORS.

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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.

VOL. II.

EXETER: PRINTED AND SOLD BY R. THORN.
SOLO ALSO BY

J. Stockdale, Piccadilly, and Messrs. Scatcherb
and Whittaker, Ave-Maria-Lane, London.

MDCCLXXXVII.

THE

HISTORY

OF THE

Turkifli, or Ottoman Empire,

From Its Foundation in i300, to the Peace of
Belgrade in i740.

S O L Y M A N I.

(Continued from the first volume.)

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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

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