Friday, 9 January 2009

The Earl and His Butler in Constantinople: The Secret Diary of an English Servant Among the Ottomans

Nigel & Caroline Webb

I.B. Tauris

Based on despatches and family letters and his butler’s diary, the story of George Hay, 8th Earl of Kinnoull, a Scottish aristocrat who served as British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1729 to 1736, and his butler, Samuel Medley.

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