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  OUIDA (MARIA LOUISE DE LA RAMEE) - LoveToKnow Article on OUIDA (MARIA LOUISE DE LA RAMEE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The battle of Oudenarde was not the greatest of Marlborough's victories, but it affords almost the best illustration of his military character.
The Revolution changed his fortunes, and in 1792, on the outbreak of war, he was elected lieutenant-colonel of the 3rd battalion of the volunteers of the Meuse.
He was the beau-ideal of an infantry general, energetic, thoroughly conversant with detail, and in battle as resolute and skilful as any of the marshals of Napoleon.
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 OUDENARDE - LoveToKnow Article on OUDENARDE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Oudenarde (June 30thJuly 11th 1708) was fought on the ground north-west and north of the town, which was then regularly fortified and was garrisoned by a force of the Allies.
Observing this, Burgundy resolved to throw forward his right towards Oudenarde to engage and hold the main body of the Allies before their line of battle could be formed.
But he miscalculated both the,endurance of Cadogans men (amongst whom the Prussians were conspicuous for their tenacity) and the rapidity with which in Marlboroughs and Eugenes hands the wearied troops of the Allies could be made to move.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Oudenarde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Oudenarde (or Audenaarde) was a key battle in the War of the Spanish Succession.
The Battle of Blenheim was a major battle in the War of the Spanish Succession, August 13, 1704.
The Battle of Malplaquet was a battle of the War of the Spanish Succession that took place on September 11, 1709 between British-Dutch troops, while the French were commanded by Belgian border.
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 Battle of Oudenaarde, 11 July 1708 (Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Battle during the War of the Spanish Succession.
An allied army 30,000 strong with British, Hanovarian, Prussian and Dutch troops, led the the duke of Marlborough faced a French one of 40,000, besieging the town of Oudenaarde.
The future George II of Britain was present at the battle and distinguished himself in the fighting.
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 Battle of Oudenarde -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Oudenarde (or (Click link for more info and facts about Audenaarde) Audenaarde) was a key battle in the (A general war in Europe (1701-1714) that broke out when Louis XIV installed his grandson on the throne of Spain; England and Holland hoped to limit Louis' power) War of the Spanish Succession.
Again, though, Marlborough ordered a forced march; this time, though, he ordered 11,000 troops to hold the main crossing point across the Scheldt, under the command of his (A staff officer in charge of supplies for a whole army) Quartermaster General, (Click link for more info and facts about William Cadogan) William Cadogan.
The French army lost about 15,000 soldiers (about 8,000 of whom were prisoners) and 25 guns, while the Allies lost less than 3,000, and only 175 British infantry casualties were attained.
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 George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He proceeded to move back to the 1st Foot and he eventually fought at the battles of Landen and Namur, both of which were fought during the War of the League of Augsburg.
At the Battle of Blenheim, Hamilton's column was the first to take the city, and in June 1705, he marched his column from the Moselle to relieve the besieged city of Li├Ęge.
At the Battle of Ramillies, he led the pursuit of the defeated French, and he played a major role at the Battle of Oudenarde.
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 OUBLIETTE - Online Information article about OUBLIETTE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Allies inflicted a loss of 6000 killed and wounded and woo prisoners on the enemy, who were, moreover, so shaken that they never recovered their confidence to the end of the See also:
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vogue, he fought a piecemeal and unpremeditated battle, with his back to a river, and with wearied troops, and the event justified him.
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 Boulder Games-StoreFront Product Detail Page
Simulates two of the Duke of Marlborough's victories during the War of the Spanish Succession, Blenheim (1703) and Oudenarde (1708).
Oudenarde is a, rare for this time, meeting engagement.
Both are large battles with lots of cavalry.
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 ARGYLL, CARLS AND DUKES OF - LoveToKnow Article on ARGYLL, CARLS AND DUKES OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He first distinguished himself in a military capacity at the battle of Oudenarde (1708), where 18 served as a brigadier-general; and was afterwards present Ct der the duke of Marlborough at the sieges of Lille, Ghent, W; uges and Tournay, and did remarkable service at the battle of Malplaquet in 1709.
In 1705 he was appointed asurer of Scotland, and in the following year was one of the nmissioners for treating of the Union; on the consummation which, having been raised to the peerage of Scotland as earl Islay, he was chosen one of the sixteen peers for Scotland in first parliament of Great Britain.
He was appointed keeper of the privy 1 in 1721, and was afterwards entrusted with the principal nagement of Scottish affairs to an extent which caused him be called king of Scotland.
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 Learn more about List of battles (geographic) in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For a chronological list of battles, see List of battles.
Battle of Oudenarde - 1708 - War of the Spanish Succession
Battle of Kluszyn - 1610, Poles defeat Russians during Times of Troubles in Russia.
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 Famous Battles quiz
The consequences of this battle were the end of the French rule over Indochina, and the creation of North and South Vietnam.
In this battle, the VI Armee (some 300,000 Germans under Feldmarschall Paulus) was completely surrounded and forced to surrender by the Soviets ('Operation Uranus').
In this battle Hannibal's tactical genius obliterated an enormous Roman army, twice the size of his own forces.
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 Horse & Musket History Page
The Seven Years War (1756-63), whose North American portion was called the French and Indian War (the last of the four so-called "French and Indian Wars" there during the 17th and 18th centuries, which stared with King William's War in 1689), was a power struggle between Austria/France/Russia/Sweden and Prussia/Hanover/Britain.
The battle of Bunker Hill (more correctly, Breed's Hill) followed in June; a pyrrhic victory for the British.
A number of campaigns ensued in 1778, resulting in battles such as Monmouth in June (a major British loss), the American victory at Stony Point in July, and Benedict Arnold's going over the British side in the fall.
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 BATTLE OF OUDENARDE
The Battle of Oudenarde (July 11, 1708) was an important battle in the War of the Spanish Succession.
This extremely demoralized Marlborough, along with his army, and he did not recover until Eugène was at his side.
The French army had the entire length of the Scheldt River from the French border to the newly taken city of Ghent; however, one British fortress remained: Oudenarde.
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 ipedia.com: War of the Spanish Succession Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1707, April 25, Battle of Almansa (Valencian country) Austriacist army was defeated by the Bourbon army.
An attempt to march on Paris in 1709 resulted in the Battle of Malplaquet, which was won by the two generals but at such a cost to their forces that this final invasion had to be called off.
Marlborough fell out of grace with the English (or rather, now, British) crown and with the new Tory government and was recalled and replaced by the Duke of Ormonde, who refused to commit his troops to battle.
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 War of the Spanish Succession
Military Art Print of the War of the Spanish Succession, Allied armies commanded by The Duke of Marlborough against the French Armies, at the Capture of Gibraltar, Battle of Blenheim, Battle of Ramillies, Battle of Oudenarde, and Malplaquet, shown in military prints published by Cranston Fine Arts.
the battle fought near the Danube by the village of Blenheim in 1704.
Half an hour after the battle had opened the young Prince of Orange, acting without orders, flung himself against the right of the trenches, only to be repulsed with a loss of 2,000 men.
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 PinkMonkey.com European History Study Guide - 2.9 The Spanish Succession
In the Netherlands and Germany, the first two years of the war (1702-04) were spent in securing Holland from the risk of a French invasion.
But the French were also defeated in the battle of Oudenarde in 1708.
In 1709 was fought the bloodiest battle of the war at Malplaquet and the English were again victorious.
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 battle at the bridges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 History of Henry Esmond, The
Though Esmond had been appointed to a lieutenancy in the Fusileer regiment, of which that celebrated officer, Brigadier John Richmond Webb, was colonel, he had never joined the regiment, nor been introduced to its excellent commander, though they had made the same campaign together, and been engaged in the same battle.
Those who remember this brilliant and accomplished gentleman may recollect his character, upon which he prided himself, I think, not a little, of being the handsomest man in the army; a poet who writ a dull copy of verses upon the battle of Oudenarde three years after, describing Webb, says:--
It would have been difficult to find an officer in the whole army, or amongst the splendid courtiers and cavaliers of the
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 Doust Genealogy
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