England signs a commercial treaty with Turkey (40 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

England signs a commercial treaty with the Ottoman Turks. Although this is controversial in that it cuts across hostile religious boundaries, it is less shocking than when Francis I had signed an offensive and defensive alliance with the Ottomans in 1535.

Citation:
Editors. "England signs a commercial treaty with Turkey". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15258, accessed 05 December 2016.]