Ramillies


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Ramillies

(ˈræmɪliːz) (French ramiji)
n
(Placename) a village in central Belgium where the Duke of Marlborough defeated the French in 1706
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And then," continued Grandfather, "they wore various sorts of periwigs, such as the tie, the Spencer, the brigadier, the major, the Albemarle, the Ramillies, the feather-top, and the full-bottom.
1706: A British, German, Dutch, Danish and Swiss force under John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, inflicted a heavy defeat on the French at the Battle of Ramillies in Belgium, giving the allies the upper hand in the War of Spanish Succession - though it would not end for another eight years.
Locke, with an address at Ramillies Road, Ballyfermot, West Dublin, has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to murdering Mr Jackson at his apartment on Prussia Street, between September 6 and 7, 2012.
1706: Marlborough defeated the French at the Battle of Ramillies in Belgium.
Robinson, 42, of Ramillies Road, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to possessing disguised firearms and was jailed for five years.
Millie Thompson started coughing and crying in a high chair during her mashed lunchtime feed from a supervisor at Ramillies Hall private school in Cheadle Hulme before her lips turned blue.
TODAY WORLD TURTLE DAY 1706: A British and Dutch army under John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, inflicted a crushing and decisive defeat on a French, Bavarian and Spanish army at the Battle of Ramillies in Belgium.
She used to live in Ramillies Road off Smithdown Road many years ago and later moved down to Leigh On Sea.
Written for enthusiasts of this period of European history, this volume divides these historical accounts into separate section sections for the battles of Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudendarde and Malplaquet, with a concluding section dealing with Marlborough's final campaigns in the last year of the war.
This is my first contact with The Holden Press, but I should note that they have published two other collections that mix historical essays with verse in both Latin and English: Ramillies (a commemoration of the three hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Ramillies, 1706) and 1708: Oudenarde and Lille.