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           Richard Holmes





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  NOTE: Titles and ranks are generally the highest mentioned in the text

  Aachen, 464–5

  Abbeville, 394, 396

  Abel, John, 208

  Acadia, 459

  Addison, Joseph, 15

  Ailesbury, Elizabeth, Countess of, 178

  Ailesbury, Thomas Bruce, 2nd Earl of (later 3rd Earl of Elgin):

  relations with Marlborough, 11

  seeks favours from Charles II, 24–5

  on Dutch peers, 27

  and Marlborough constituency, 31

  praises Charles II’s judgement, 91

  on James II’s weaknesses, 96

  on James II in loss of Gloucester, 97

  and Charles II’s death, 109

  on Catholic troop of Life Guards, 132

  and conspiracy against James II, 136

  on desertions to William at 1688 invasion, 148

  and James II’s flight to France, 156

  on William’s coolness towards Marlborough, 157

  denied army commission by Schomberg, 158

  accuses Marlboroughs of rapaciousness, 159

  on wife’s birth in Tower, 178

  imprisoned in Tower, 179

  and plots against William, 187

  on Captain Farewell,

  and death of Marlborough’s son, 236

  on Marlborough’s soft-heartedness, 266

  in exile, 300

  on condominium in Spanish Netherlands, 371

  Aire-sur-la-Lys, 451

  Aix la Chapelle, Treaty of (1668), 66

  Alba, Ferdinand Alvarez de Toledo, Duke of, 196

  Albemarle, Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of, 111, 113–15, 124

  Albemarle, George Monck, 1st Duke of, 44, 48, 50

  Albemarle, Henry FitzJames, Duke of, 48

  Albemarle, Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of, 191, 377, 455

  Albergotti, Lieutenant General, 424, 431, 457

  Alberoni, Giulio, 438

  Algiers, 60–1

  Alington, Colonel Hildebrand, Baron, 76

  Allègre, Lieutenant General Yves, marquis d’, 315, 318–19

  Allen, Sir Thomas, 60–1

  Almanza, battle of (1707), 28, 209, 356–8

  prisoners of war, 368

  Ampthill (constituency), 31

  Anderlecht, 373

  Anhalt-Dessau, Leopold, Prince of, 452–3

  Anjou, Philippe, duc d’ see Philip V, King of Spain

  Anne of Denmark, Queen of James I, 67

  Anne, Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland (earlier Princess):

  Trevelyan’s writings on, 4

  close relations with Sarah Marlborough, 7, 13, 103–7, 110, 141, 165, 181, 190, 237

  honours Marlborough, 11

  succeeds to throne, 26

  creates peers, 28–9

  and spoils system, 38

  birth, 47

  and father’s exile in Low Countries, 92

  accompanies father from Scotland to England, 96

  differences and breach with sister Mary, 103, 176–8, 180

  relations with Mulgrave, 103

  Sarah meets, 103

  letter to Frances Apsley, 104

  marriage to Prince George, 104, 106–7

  developing relations with Abigail Hill (Masham), 105, 304, 354, 409, 414, 442, 445

  and husband’s health decline and death, 107, 407–9

  pregnancies and death of children, 107, 141, 157, 164, 176, 178, 180, 191

  commitment to Anglicanism, 140

  correspondence with sister Mary, 141

  and father’s intransigence, 141

  hatred of Mary of Modena, 141

  supports conspiracy against father, 142, 149

  and William’s invasion, 149

  flees on father’s return to London, 154–5

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