Battle of Blenheim

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

Guns firing into the French lines at the Battle of Blenheim.

Spanish Succession : Battle of Blenheim - Duke of Marlborough

Battle of Blenheim

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

British Foot advancing to the attack at the Battle of Blenheim.

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

The British 26th Foot, the "Cameronians", at the Battle of Blenheim,  marching to assault the village of Blenheim

"We have rebelled against God. We have lost the true spirit of Christianity.in vain they hoped for a change. the infection of vice was become universal.

Map of the Battle of Blenheim 2nd August 1704 by John Fawkes

Map of the Battle of Blenheim August 1704 by John Fawkes

the oak trees of blenhheim palace, which have stood for over three centuries, photographed by simon norfolk.

How does a tree survive? The oak trees of blenhheim palace, which have stood for over three centuries, photographed by simon norfolk.

John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough, Commander in Chief of the  British and Imperial Army that defeated the French army at the Battle of Blenheim.

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Portrait of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough in the robes of the Order of the Garter, c.

Spanish Succession : Battle of Blenheim - Duke of Marlborough

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

The Battle of Blenheim 1704

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

The Battle of Blenheim

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

The Duke of Marlborough at the Battle of Blenheim (scene from the tapestry at Blenheim Palace)

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

Blenheim palace, home of the dukes of marlborough, and birthplace of Winston Churchhill. Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England

Blenheim Palace, England - birth place of Sir Winston Churchill - toured summer 1998

Battle of Blenheim

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

Battle of Blenheim

Battle of Blenheim fought on August The Duke of Marlborough’s spectacular defeat of the hitherto invincible French army of Louis XIV

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