Editors. "John, Duke of Marlborough, dies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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John, Duke of Marlborough, dies (41 words)
Historical Context Note
John, Duke of Marlborough, dies after a series of strokes. He had led the British forces to great success during the War of the Spanish Succession, and was building Blenheim Palace in remembrance of his most famous victory when he died.17266 John, Duke of Marlborough, dies 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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