Two years later came the defeat of Ramillies, to be followed in three months by the disaster at Turin.
Known for his famous victories At Blenheim and at Ramillies.
How lucky that Lavendale's arm was no longer round her waist, her head no longer reclining upon his Ramillies cravat!
The newcomer was seen to be the Ramillies, with her masts and spars still uninjured.
In fact the allies had much the same sort of opportunity which Marlborough used with such overwhelming effect at Ramillies.
Meanwhile a fierce contest had been raging in the village of Ramillies.
It was the interval between Hochstadt and Ramillies, and the first of these victories was foretelling the second.
The Ramillies in particular seems to have been singled out for these attempts.
The above probably commemorates the surrender of Antwerp to the allied armies soon after the battle of Ramillies, May 27, 1706.
In 1706 it surrendered to Marlborough after his victory at Ramillies.