Editors. "Queen Elizabeth attempts to sign a treaty of alliance with Turkey against Spain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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In a situation of imminent invasion from Spain, Queen Elizabeth I of England is so desperate to counter the power of Philip II that she seeks out a treaty of alliance with the Ottoman Turks.