John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. 1650-1722. (Illustrious ancestor of Winston Churchill).
Piece signed as Captain General of the Armies of the Kingdom of Great
Britain, (In English).
At the Saint-t-André-lès-Aire camp (in the present-day town of Witternesse in Pas-de-Calais),
14 November 1710.1
with 2 apostils signed by the soldiers concerned.
Order for payment to the Colonel and Treasurer of the Royal Regiment of
Artillery, Henry Hopkey and James Pendlebury, in favour of Henry Watkins,
to reimburse him for the sums advanced to John O'Brien for his expenses,
to be treated for wounds received at the siege of Aire, from which he
has died in the meantime. The city of Aire, defended by the French garrison of
Marquess de Goesbriand, would capitulate on 19 November.
One of the great British generals and politicians, victor of
France at Audenarde and at Malplaquet, the Duke of Marlborough would inspire
the famous song “Malbrough goes to war.”
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- John Churchill , 1er duc de Marlborough
- Pièce Signée comme Capitaine Général des Armées du Royaume d'Angleterre
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- 29×18 cm