Knights of Malta, 1523-1798 by R. Cohen

Produced by Julie Barkley, Bill Hershey and PG Distributed Proofreaders KNIGHTS OF MALTA 1523-1798 BY R. COHEN LATE SCHOLAR OF WADHAM COLLEGE, OXFORD 1920 THE LOTHIAN PRIZE ESSAY FOR 1920 (UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD) CONTENTS CHAPTER I SETTLEMENT AT MALTA, 1523-1565 Departure from Rhodes–Residence in Italy–Settlement in Malta, 1530–Condition of the Mediterranean–The corsairs–Turkey–Fortification of Malta–Loss of