Nelson & His World

Discussion on the life and times of Admiral Lord Nelson
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 Post subject: Vilide Sultan nee Agnes.
PostPosted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:25 am 
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The mother of Sultan Selim III gave Nelson a diamond studded box worth £1000.
She was born a Catholic but converted to Islam.
She had built an Imaret which is still in use today, Nelson would of been aware of this sure.
Remarkably they had 'inter faith' agreements and discussions.

David.


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