Britain decides to send fleet to Constantinople (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Britain decides to send a fleet to Constantinople, but under pressure from the Russians, the Ottoman Sultan refuses it permission to enter the Straits. Nonetheless, the fleet arrives on 15th August.

Editors. "Britain decides to send fleet to Constantinople". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 08 December 2016.]