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DUCHESS OF MARLBOROUGH,
AND OF THE
COURT OF QUEEN ANNE.
BY MRS. A. T. THOMSON,
“ MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF HENRY THE EIGHITH,"
IN TWO VOLUMES.
GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.
OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
Character of Lord Peterborough-Of Lord Montague-
Marriage of the Lady Mary Churchill with Lord Monthermer-Character and success of her husband—The violence of party spirit at this era—Conduct of the Duchess in politics-Her dislike to Lord Rochester-His characterPreferment of Harley to the secretaryship—Views originally entertained by Marlborough and Lord GodolphinAnecdote of Lord Wharton at Bath-A proof of political rancour
Conduct of Lord Sunderland-Influence of the Duchess
understood at foreign courts—Anecdote of Charles the Third of Spain