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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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Price includes Private coach travel from your local area One night's stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Visit to Waddesdon Manor Christmas Fair Visit to Crafts for Christmas at Blenheim Palace LIMITED OFFER
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The Blenheim Palace construction arm, Blenheim Estate Contractors Ltd has launched a joint venture with The Iconic Assets Heritage Acquisition Fund to refurbish number 2 Talbot Lodge, into new luxury residential accommodation.
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Records show that in 1862 it was hanging in Blenheim Palace before being sold in 1886.
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But first they travelled to Blenheim Palace, where the marriage was blessed in the chapel.
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