But I can say this much, that the choice he made of going to the wars was attended with such success, that by his gallant conduct and courage, and without any help save his own merit, he rose in a few years to be captain of infantry, and to see himself on the high-road and in position to be given the command of a corps before long; but Fortune was against him, for where he might have expected her favour he lost it, and with it his liberty, on that glorious day when so many recovered theirs, at the battle of Lepanto
. I lost mine at the Goletta, and after a variety of adventures we found ourselves comrades at Constantinople.
de Beaufort would lay his hands on all the riches pirates had robbed Christendom of since the battle of Lepanto
. The number of millions from these sources defied calculation.
The battle of Lepanto
, arrested the greatness of the Turk.
Catherine said: "It takes us through from Columbus and the Borgias to the clash between the Ottoman Empire and the allied Christian powers at the Battle of Lepanto
, with lots of lesser-known stories about the connections between the famous names of this period along the way."
Pius V was believed to be instrumental in obtaining the victory of the Battle of Lepanto
as he led the faithful in praying for the intercession and protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Sebastiano Venier was a Venetian general best remembered for his role in the Battle of Lepanto
where a Christian 'Holy League' defeated the Ottoman Empire in 1571.
The Ottoman wars in Europe against Turkey was fought under the banner of Mary in the Battle of Lepanto
Like the Battle of Lepanto
, in which Christian Europe's victory over the Muslim Ottoman Turks was attributed by the Dominican Pope (now Saint) Pius V to Our Lady, the Manila naval victory was attributed to the intercession of Our Lady of the Rosary.
| 1571: The Battle of Lepanto
was fought, when Christian allied naval forces defeated the Ottoman Turks.
Following his serious injury in the Battle of Lepanto
and the years of captivity in North Africa, Cervantes has his hopes dashed on Spanish soil.
The drama builds nicely to Walton's description of the decisive battle of Lepanto
, but his account of the "end of the Mediterranean" that follows it suffers from the anecdotal nature of the previous chapters.
The group is endorsed by Cardinal Raymond Burke and takes its name from the Christian force that defeated the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto