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.
Plans are due to be considered next week to turn what was once Bishop Harland Primary School, on Ramillies Road, into a special educational needs (SEN) school with space for almost 100 pupils.
He spent time on the battleship HMS Ramillies, the sloop HMS Cruiser and the reconnaissance vessel HMS Hawk (Aphidet 2009, p.
Sonadas derrotas del ejercito frances, como las Ramillies, con 60.000 efectivos franceses en el campo de batalla, o Oudenarde, con 80.000, se saldaron con 7.000 y 9.000 prisioneros respectivamente--el 11% del ejercito de Luis XIV en ambos casos--, y en Malplaquet, donde chocaron dos ejercitos de alrededor de 80.000 efectivos, las bajas francesas ascendieron a 11.000 y las Aliadas a 21.000, si bien el empate con el que se saldo el encuentro y la retirada ordenada de los ejercitos limito la cifra de prisioneros franceses al medio millar de efectivos (45).
Ramillies, which was escorting Convoy HX127, was then a thousand miles south of the Bismarck group; at 1144, it was ordered to leave the convoy and proceed to contact the enemy from the west.
Some studies of the war's battles include James Falkner, Great and Glorious Days: Schellenberg, Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde, and Malplaquet (Staplehurst, Kent: Spellmount, 2002), and Marlborough: Soldier and Diplomat, ed.
For the first time, Ramillies Hall School in Cheadle Hulme will allow youngsters who have learning difficulties to wear their headphones during what would normally be strict exam conditions.
En 1707 fue apartado del ejercito tras la batalla de Ramillies, segun parece por una mala decision en el campo de batalla; sin embargo, a partir de estos instantes y tras la muerte de la marquesa, su suerte parece cambiar, superando Luis XIV sus prevenciones hacia el, recompensandole por sus favores dentro de la corte, donde se habia mostrado como un perfecto cortesano, ingenioso y lleno de lugares comunes (65).
(63) Maritime disaster songs featuring in Peter Cooke's Whalsay song collection include 'The Bold Ramillies', 'The Fate of Franklin', and 'The Loss of the Vestris'--unsurprisingly, as they relate so closely to the experiences of Shetland sailors.
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.
The witness, who admitted she had been smoking heroin that night, said the accused asked her: "What are you doing with someone with such a little penis?" 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.