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The life and heroic actions of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough

W. H. Dilworth

The life and heroic actions of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough

Containing all the military and other transactions in the reigns of Queen Anne and King George I. Published for the improvement and entertainment of British youth ... By W. H. Dilworth, A.M.

by W. H. Dilworth

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Published by Printed for G. Wright in [London?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1985. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1084, no. 17).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1084, no. 17.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],142p.,plates
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16972835M

[i] Winston S. Churchill, Marlborough: His Life and Times, 4vols.(; reprint in 2 books, London: George G. Harrap and Company, ), I Parenthetical references in the text refer to book and page in this edition, which is more widely available than the original editions and identical in content (except for its incorporation of Churchill’s revisions of vol. The military life of John, Duke of Marlborough by Archibald Alison, , Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Open Library Bot. John Churchill Marlborough Duke of () Places Great Britain. Times Anne, ,

Other articles where Marlborough: His Life and Times is discussed: biography: Historical: magnificent life of his ancestor John Churchill, first duke of Marlborough, can be read as a history (written from a special point of view) of Britain and much of Europe during the War of the Spanish Succession (–14). Yet there is general recognition today that history and biography are quite. JOHN CHURCHILL MARLBOROUGH, 1ST Duke Of (), r, was born in the small manor house of Ash, in Musbury, Devonshire, near Axminster, in May or June Arabella Churchill, his eldest sister, and the mother of the duke of Berwick, was .

  General John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1st Prince of Mindelheim, 1st Count of Nellenburg, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, KG PC (26 May – 16 June O.S.) was an English soldier and statesman whose career spanned the reigns of five monarchs. The 1st Duke of Marlborough was a larger-than-life creation of the complex politics of the 17 th century, going from power to the Tower and back again. He was an important military leader and won decisive battles that helped draw the map of Europe for the next two centuries.


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