Siege Of Aire-fort St. Francis-view St. Venant- Tindal's/rapins 1743. For Sale
SIEGE OF AIRE-FORT ST. FRANCIS-VIEW ST. VENANT- TINDAL'S/RAPINS 1743.
Title: Plan of the city Aire of Fort ST. Francis with a view of St. Venant. Title cartouche: Aire, Avery Strong City And Castle In The Low Countries, In The Earldom Of Artois, Taken By The Allies in 1710, But Restor'd To The French By The Treaty Of Utrecht.After the death of William III, who bequeathed to him ƒ200,000 and the lordship of Brevost, Albemarle returned to the Netherlands, took his seat as a noble in the States-General, and became a general of cavalry in the Dutch army. He joined the forces of the allies in 1703 in the War of Spanish Succession, was present at the Battle of Ramillies in 1706, and at Oudenaarde in 1708, and distinguished himself at the siege of Lille. He commanded at the siege of Aire in 1710, led Marlborough's second line in 1711, and was general of the Dutch forces in 1712, being defeated at Denain after the withdrawal of Ormonde and the English forces and taken prisoner. He died on 30 May 1718, at the age of forty-eight.
For Mr. Tindal's Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England Paul de Rapin (25 March 1661 – 25 April 1725), sieur of Thoyras (and therefore styled Thoyras de Rapin), was a French historian writing under English patronage.
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