Battle of Malplaquet (29 words)

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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'.

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Editors. "Battle of Malplaquet". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17096, accessed 23 October 2017.]


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  1. War of the Spanish Succession

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