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The great Marlborough and his duchess

Author: Virginia Cowles
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the first Duke of Marlborough, John Churchill, who was responsible for shattering the 300-year French domination of Europe and paving the way for the establishment of a British Empire.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Cowles, Virginia.
Great Marlborough and his duchess.
New York : Macmillan, 1983
(OCoLC)654153873
Named Person: John Churchill Marlborough, Duke of; Sarah Jennings Churchill Marlborough, Duchess of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Cowles
ISBN: 0025285807 9780025285804
OCLC Number: 9392200
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 456 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The first Winston Churchill --
Arms and the man --
Lady-in-waiting --
The conspiracy --
William and Mary --
The grand alliance --
The sunshine day --
The Blenheim gamble --
The duke triumphant --
Abigail --
The lost peace --
Sarah's dismissal --
Marlborough's last campaign --
Plots and counter-plots abroad --
Sarah alone.
Responsibility: Virginia Cowles.

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Describes the life of the first Duke of Marlborough, John Churchill, who was responsible for shattering the 300-year French domination of Europe and paving the way for the establishment of a British Empire.

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