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A short narrative of the life and actions of His Grace John, D. of Marlborough

Old Officer in the Army

A short narrative of the life and actions of His Grace John, D. of Marlborough

from the beginning of the Revolution, to this present time. With some remarks on his conduct. By an old officer in the army.

by Old Officer in the Army

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Published by printed for John Baker in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDefoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731, attributed name.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination45,[1]p.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22412573M

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For Christmas in (the same year as this book was inscribed), Craigavon presented Churchill with a silver cup "engraved with speeches on Ulster by his father, himself, and his son Randolph" (Loughlin, p. 92). "Marlborough: his Life and Times took its place at once among the classics of historical writing. pages. Discusses daily life in ancient Rome, examining such topics as housing, clothing, food, childbearing, the economy, leisure times, and religionA short narrative of the life and actions of His Grace John, D. of Marlborough, Daniel Defoe, , Generals, 51 pages.

Hardcover. First edition, second printing. This is the British first edition, second printing of the first volume of Churchill's Marlborough: His Life and Times. This first volume covers Marlborough's story up to the death of William III. It is a substantial pages with 35 illustrations, 14 maps and plans, and 8 document facsimiles.   Olaudah Equiano, the biographical anchor of the second episode in our History of American Slavery podcast series, was a sailor, merchant, explorer, and a formerly enslaved person who bought his.


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