Saxe, Maurice (16981750)

Saxe, Maurice, marshal of France, natural son of Augustus II., king of Poland (q.v.) distinguished himself under various war captains, Marlborough and Prince Eugene in particular, and eventually entered the service of France; commanding in the War of the Austrian Succession he took Prague and Egra, and was made a marshal, and appointed to the command of the army of Flanders, in which he gained victories and captured fortresses, and was thereafter loaded with honours by Louis XV.; was one of the strongest and most dissolute men of his age; died of dropsy, the result of his debaucheries (16981750).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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