Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

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John Churchill, created the 1st duke of Marlborough, was considered one of the greatest military leaders of Great Britain. He served with great distinction in the European wars of the latter part of the 17th and early 18th century.

From the description of [Letter] 1711 Aug. 29 & 1711 Aug. 30, Camp before Bouchain [to] the Earl of Orrery / Marlborough. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 302412231

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referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume V, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Military Commission of Thomas Farrington, May 20, 1706 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Appointment of Robert Brown, October 23, 1709 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Fenwick, John, Sir, 1645?-1697. Proceedings against Sir J. Fenwick : manuscript, 1696. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Brydges family. Brydges family papers : Correspondence, 1670-1812. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. [13 diplomatic letters to Laurence Hyde, 1st earl of Rochester], 1701 Jul. 15 - Nov. 7. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Milanollo, Domenica Maria Teresa, 1827-1904. Variations humoristiques for violin and string orchestra, op. 5 / T. Millanollo [sic]. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Buckeridge, Bainbrigg. Autograph letter to Ralph Palmer from B. Buckeridge enclosing a manuscript copy of his poem 'On Her Majesty's grant of Woodstock to His Grace the Duke of Marlborough' addressed to Antonio Verrio. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722. Document. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722. [Letter] 1711 Aug. 29 & 1711 Aug. 30, Camp before Bouchain [to] the Earl of Orrery / Marlborough. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Collection of topical poems, mostly political satires, concerning the reign of Queen Anne, ca. 1704 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. William Blathwayt papers, 1646-1796 (inclusive), 1668-1703 (bulk). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Poems and prose concerning the Duke of Marlborough : manuscripts, [17--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Biscoe, John. Biscoe newsletters, 1696-1706. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Goodday, George. Commonplace book : manuscript, [ca. 1700] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Collection of topical poems, mostly political satires, concerning the reign of Queen Anne. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722. Letter signed with autograph postscript : "Camp at Rousselaer," to Brigadier Meredyth, 1706 June 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library.
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [after 1700]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Julian, Gertrude E. M. Autograph collection of Gertrude E. M. Julian, 1491-1888. Library of Congress
creatorOf Letter of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1650-1722, to the Earl of Godolphin [?], [May? 1710] University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [early 18th century]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Autograph letter to Ralph Palmer from B. Buckeridge enclosing a manuscript copy of his poem "On Her Majesty's grant of Woodstock to His Grace the Duke of Marlborough" addressed to Antonio Verrio., 1704-1705 Leeds University Library
referencedIn William Blathwayt papers, 1646-1796 (inclusive), 1668-1703 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Montagu, Charles, Duke of Manchester, 1660?-1722. Manchester papers, 1697-1737. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Report to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1715 Senate House Library, University of London
referencedIn Barry Gough fonds. Laurier Library, Wilfrid Laurier University Library
creatorOf Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722,. Autograph letter signed from John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, camp at Great Heppach, to the [Earl of Westmorland?] [manuscript], 1704 June 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Locke, John, 1632-1704. Letter, 1704 Aug. 16, Oates, to Anthony Collins. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Manchester papers, 1697-1737 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Queen Anne, 1710 June 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Letter of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1650-1722, to Sarah, duchess of Marlborough, April 30, 1711 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Johnsonian Miscellanies, extra-illustrated, 1538-1900 (inclusive);, 1738-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Cressett, James, 1655?-1710. [Letterbooks], 1693-1703. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714. person
associatedWith Biscoe, John. person
associatedWith Blathwayt, William, 1649?-1717. person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
correspondedWith Brydges family. family
associatedWith Buckeridge, Bainbrigg person
associatedWith Buckeridge, Bainbrigg. person
associatedWith Cressett, James, 1655?-1710. person
associatedWith European History War of Spanish Succession 1701-1714 person
associatedWith Fenwick, John, Sir, 1645?-1697. person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodday, George. person
associatedWith Hill, George Birkbeck Norman, 1835-1903 person
associatedWith Julian, Gertrude E. M. person
associatedWith Locke, John, 1632-1704. person
associatedWith Marlborough, Sarah (Jennings) Churchill, duchess of, 1660-1744 person
associatedWith Meredyth, Brigadier, person
associatedWith Milanollo, Domenica Maria Teresa, 1827-1904. person
associatedWith Montagu, Charles, Duke of Manchester, 1660?-1722. person
associatedWith Montagu, Charles, Earl of Manchester, 1660-1722 person
associatedWith Not known person
associatedWith Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, 1707-1762, person
correspondedWith Westmorland, Thomas Fane, Earl of, 1683-1736 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
"Meerlebeck Camp" (probably the present Merelbeke near Ghent.)
Great Britain
Orchies, France
Low Countries: Belgium: Flanders (East)
Great Britain
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Birth 1650-05-26

Death 1722-06-27

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