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Churchill, John, first duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), army officer and politician

John B. Hattendorf

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early years | Marriage | Duke of York's master of the wardrobe | In the household of King James II | The revolution | On campaign, 1689-1691 | The years of unemployment | Restoration to William III's confidence | Campaigns and politics, 1702-1703 | The Blenheim campaign, 1704 | The campaigns and politics of 1705-1706 | The campaigns and politics of 1707 | The politics of 1708 and the Oudenarde campaign | The politics of 1709 and the Malplaquet campaign | Politics, campaign, and dismissal, 1710-1711 | Retirement and restoration, 1712-1722 | The dowager duchess and her defence of Marlborough's memory, 1722-1744 | Reputation

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