'The Battle of Blenheim, 13 Aug 1704. The taking of Mareshall Tallard and pushing 4000 Horses into the Danube'
Engraving after Louis Laguerre, 1704, published by John Bowles and Robert Wilkinson, 1760 (c).
Blenheim in Bavaria was the site of the decisive defeat of a French and Bavarian force, under Marshals Tallard and Marsin, by the allied English, Dutch and Austrian armies commanded by the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy. Blenheim was one of a string of successes by Marlborough that saved Europe from French domination during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1713).
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