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Blenheim

(blĕn`əm), Ger. Blindheim, village, Bavaria, S Germany, on the Danube River. Between Blenheim and nearby Höchstädt, John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated (Aug. 13, 1704) the French and Bavarians under marshals C. Tallard and F. Marsin in one of the most important battles of the War of the Spanish Succession (see Blenheim, battle ofBlenheim, battle of,
major engagement of the War of the Spanish Succession (see Spanish Succession, War of the), fought on Aug. 13, 1704, at the village of Blenheim, near Höchstädt, Bavaria.
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). In gratitude for this and other military successes by the duke of Marlborough, the English Parliament had an immense mansion, Blenheim palace, constructed near Woodstock, Oxfordshire, central England.

Blenheim

a village in SW Germany, site of a victory of Anglo-Austrian forces under the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugène of Savoy that saved Vienna from the French and Bavarians (1704) during the War of the Spanish Succession
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