A ravaging Franco-Turkish fleet provokes a rebellion in Corsica

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Historical Context Note

A Turkish fleet, with French support, ravages the Mediterranean and invades the island of Corsica. This is ruled by Genoa, which quickly launches a counter-attack, aided by the Spanish.
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Editors. "A ravaging Franco-Turkish fleet provokes a rebellion in Corsica". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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