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and WHITAKER, Ave-Maria-Lane, LONDON.

MDCCLXXXVII.

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Τ Η Ε

H IS TO RY

OF THE

Turkish, or Ottoman Empire,

From its Foundation in 1300, to the Peace of

BELGRADE in 1740.

SOL Y MAN NI.

(Continued from the first wolume.).

T

& 944.

HE emperor remained some time in J.C. 1536, peace in his capital; but his bad suc- Heg. 943,

cess, only increased hins ambition. Dife 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 feet to ravage the coasts of Italy and Spain; but the conclusion of a truce

between

VOL. II.

RS-27.

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