Battle of Malplaquet (29 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


Marlborough and Imperial commander Prince Eugene defeat the French at the Battle of Malplaquet, with very heavy casualties. In response to this encounter, the Tories nickname Marlborough the 'Butcher'.

Editors. "Battle of Malplaquet". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[, accessed 26 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. War of the Spanish Succession