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Originally Posted by Fratton Fred View Post
Ok, you believe she could and should have contributed more, which is a fair point.

What's your opinion on her supposedly preventing the Ottoman emperor contributing more and ordering the blockade of ports to prevent the aid ships arriving?
Its nonsense

Heres a blog post on that very subject by the one and only Mike Dash....

https://allkindsofhistory.wordpress....-great-famine/