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A Diplomatic Ball held on HMS Blonde in Constantinople, 1829

Posted by Paul Martinovich , on November 21st, 2018

‘…leaving the [European] company in doubt whether the scene had actually passed before them, or was a Dream…’ In 1829 the British Mediterranean Squadron was simultaneously employed in helping to manage the final stages of the Greek struggle for independence and monitoring the actions of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean. Turkey was a key... Become A Member

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