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Churchill, John:

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, 1650–1722, English general and statesman, one of the greatest military commanders of history.
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She and her mother-in-law did not hit it off and John Churchill had to ask Sarah to be more patient.
Winston Churchill was a descendant of John Churchill, the great marshal of Queen Anne's War.
Holmes has set out to write a balanced biographical study not just of John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough, but of his time and he has succeeded.
Blenheim was a gift from Queen Anne to John Churchill, the first Duke, for his victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704.
217 has inadvertently conflated John Churchill's elevation as Earl of Marlborough, under William and Mary (1689), and as Duke of Marlborough, under Queen Anne (1702).
Charles Avery looks to John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722).
The awe-inspiring palace, which is best known as being the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, was actually built 300 years ago to reward Churchill's ancestor, John Churchill, for his victories over the French army.
This masterpiece of English Baroque architecture was built on Queen Anne's orders for John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlbor-ough, in recognition of his victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704, a victory that saved Europe from French domination.
By this time, Sarah was already married to John Churchill (later made Duke of Marlborough, partly thanks to the relationship between his wife and the Queen).
Johnny's remarks are in John Churchill, Canvas, 89.
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