The Battle of Blenheim had a major impact on subsequent events. It saved the Habsburg Empire and kept the Grand Alliance together, It prevented a quick French victory in the war and destroyed the myth of the invincibility of the French Army. Finally it announced England as a major military force in Europe.
The Duke of Marlborough would go on to a series of further victories and to be rewarded by a grateful nation with the building of Blenheim Palace in the Oxfordshire countryside.
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