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 Of the invasion and defeat of the Turks, in the year 1683

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- Edmund Waller Date: After December 1683 Original Language: English Description In most print editions, including the first 1690 edition, Of the invasion and defeat of the Turks, in the year 1683 is 76 lines long, making 14 stanzas of varying lengths. It was probably written between December 1683 and February 1685, as it references the execution on 25 December 1683 of Kara Mustafa Pasha, Grand Vizier to Mehmed IV and Commander-in-Chief of the Ottoman forces that marched against Vienna in September 1683, as well as King Charles II, who died on 6 February 1685. Waller’s focus is on the fai…

Edmund Waller

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Biography Edmund Waller, poet and politician, was born into a wealthy English family. On the death of his father in 1616, he found himself heir to vast estates in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Bedfordshire. He married the wealthy heiress, Anne Banks, in 1631 and, after her death in 1634, famously but unsuccessfully courted the daughter of the Earl of Leicester, Lady Dorothy Sidney, after whom ‘Sacharissa’, the subject of many of his most celebrated poems, is modelled. Waller was first elected to Parliament at the age of 18, representing Ilchester, Chipping Wycombe …

 Turk ballads

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- Turk ballads Date: 1600s Original Language: English Description Throughout the 17th century, Muslims made frequent appearances in popular English broadside ballads. Of the ballads that are available digitally (inevitably, many more such ballads are either in undigitised collections or simply lost), about 120, not including reprints, make reference to Muslims. The ‘Muslim’ in these ballads appears as a ‘Turk’, with the rare exception of a handful of ballads that mention ‘Mahometans’ or use the obsolete ‘S…

Turk ballads

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Biography Primary Sources of Information Secondary Sources of Information Works on Christian-Muslim Relations Turk ballads Katie Sisneros

 A presage of the ruin of the Turkish Empire: presented to his Majesty on his birth-day

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- Edmund Waller Date: After April 1685 Original Language: English Description In most printed editions, including the first 1686 printing, A presage of the ruin of the Turkish Empire is 58 lines long, in 11 stanzas of varying lengths, ending with two lines in Latin. Its focus is on King James II’s role in helping defeat the common Muslim enemy. Waller describes the Muslim Turk as the ‘Common Foe’ of all mankind that is advancing on Europe, against whom only a united Christian front can successfully fight. He argues that Is…