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John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, c 1705. Husband of Sarah Jennings. Soldier and statesman under the Stuarts.


British Army Uniforms - 20 September 2007 In the first set of a series of military uniforms, Royal Mail is issuing a set of 6 stamps showing British Army Uniforms. The stamps, in se-tenant strips of 3, feature in reverse chronological order: 1st class a military police NCO from Kosovo, a tank commander from the Second World War, and an artillery observer from World War One; 78p a rifleman from the Peninsula War, a grenadier from the battle of Blenheim and a trooper from the Earl of…