Marlborough (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Marlborough (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by George Saintsbury
     
 

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The brilliant military career of John Churchill, the First Duke of Malrborough (1650-1722), spanned five monarchs and included shifting loyalties. This 1885 life story tries to correct the imbalance of previous biographies—giving ample space to each part  of the Duke’s life—and emphasizes his work as a diplomat as well as soldier. Part of

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The brilliant military career of John Churchill, the First Duke of Malrborough (1650-1722), spanned five monarchs and included shifting loyalties. This 1885 life story tries to correct the imbalance of previous biographies—giving ample space to each part  of the Duke’s life—and emphasizes his work as a diplomat as well as soldier. Part of the prestigious “English Worthies” series of biographies edited by Andrew Lang.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454682
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
340
File size:
246 KB

Meet the Author


George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (1845–1933) was an influential English critic and a highly respected authority on English and French literature. Although his scholarly work was celebrated in his lifetime, today he’s best remembered for his classic Notes on a Cellar-Book (1920), a collection of tasting notes, menus, and a tribute to wine.

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