British fleet is sent into Black Sea (32 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Ottoman Writing and Culture, 1453-1922.


The order to send the British fleet into the Black Sea to engage in the conflict between Russia and the Ottoman Empire is relayed to Stratford Canning, the British ambassador in Constantinople.

Editors. "British fleet is sent into Black Sea". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 10 December 2016.]