Bestselling military historian Richard Holmes delivers an expertly written and exhilarating account of the life of John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough and Britain's finest soldier, who rose from genteel poverty to lead his country to glory, cementing its position as a major player on the European stage and saviour of the Holy Roman Empire. John Churchill is, by any reasonable analysis, Britain's greatest-ever soldier.
OS Explorer is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities like walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. The OS Explorer range now includes a digital version of the paper map, accessed through the OS smartphone app, OS Maps. Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels, pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way, permissive paths and bridleways.
This work features approximately 100 detailed historic photographs from The Francis Frith Collection with extended captions and full introduction. Suitable for tourists, local historians and general readers. Includes a voucher for a free mounted print of any photograph in the book.
Marlborough & Around Through Time
Jackson Estate embodies the very best of Marlborough New Zealand. The Stitch Sauvignon Blanc is fantastically aromatic with intense, lively citrus and gooseberry fruit aromas and flavours. The estate boasts mature, cool climate vineyards which produces grapes that are consistent with the Jackson style; distinctive aromatics, intensely flavoured and lively fruit, refreshingly crisp acidity and a long flavoursome finish.
The Brancott Sauvignon Blanc Wine Studio 75cl - White - Contains 13.0% alcohol. This fine Pernod Ricard drink by Brancott is made in New Zealand.
The Campaigns of the Duke of Marlborough Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a work of unparalleled achievement in its field. Fortescue combines thorough source material research with insightful academic observation of the conduct of the campaigns he describes and of the decisions, errors and strategic and tactical options of their principal protagonists.