Prince Eugene of Savoy

Standard Name: Eugene of Savoy, Prince


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Textual Features Edith Templeton
The title of the book comes from an eighteenth-century anecdote: the capture of the city by Prince Eugène of Savoy was called the Surprise of Cremona because the governor was caught unprepared, in bed with...


4 May 1702
England declared war on France in the War of Spanish Succession.
13 August 1704
Marlborough and Prince Eugene wiped out the French army at Blenheim in Bavaria.