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Ivonina L. I. The Trial in Parliament over the Duke of Marlborough: Verity or Falsification?. Izvestiya of Saratov University. History. International Relations, 2012, vol. 12, iss. 2, pp. 49-54. DOI: 10.18500/1819-4907-2012-12-2-49-54

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The Trial in Parliament over the Duke of Marlborough: Verity or Falsification?

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Ivonina Lyudmila Ivanovna, Saratov State University
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The article examines the judicial process in the British Parliament over John, the Duke of Marlborough, accused of embezzlement of funds and assignment of invested significant sums. The author suggests that Tory Parliament sought to justify Marlborough’s denial of all his command posts and his dismissal of high politics. In this sense, charges of the Duke were largely falsified.

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19.03.2012
Accepted: 
21.05.2012
Published: 
30.06.2012