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Saxe, Maurice (1696-1750)

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Surname: Saxe
Forenames: Maurice
Gender: Male
Date: 1696-1750
Title: Count Maurice of Saxony
History: (Maurice of Saxony). Illegitimate son of the elector Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (later also King Augustus II of Poland). Entered French service 1720. Fought under Berwick in war of Polish succession. Captured Prague 1741, victor of Fontenoy 1745 and Rocoux 1746. Appointed marshal general of France 1747. Captured Maastricht 1748.
References: Encyclopaedia Britannica; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276045
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1746 Oct 31: Ligonier [to Harrington]: analysis of the battle [of Rocoux]. Saxe has retired, leaving...
The National Archives, Kew
2
3 October 1747: Charles Stuart to [Under Secretary] William Chetwynd: extraordinary letter of Saxe to...
The National Archives, Kew
3
16 August 1747: Ligonier to Saxe, enclosing the response from London. Cumberland has asked him to...
The National Archives, Kew
4
11 August 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: the king's approval of various actions taken by Cumberland....
The National Archives, Kew
5
21 August 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, enclosing dispatches from the prince of Orange [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
6
1746 Jan 11: Dunmore [to Harrington], enclosing letters found on a captured French captain [SP...
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7
1746 Jan 09: Saxe to Baron de Leger in Dresden, chamberlain to the king of Poland and elector of...
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8
13 July 1747: Ligonier to Saxe: he has shown Saxe's letter to Cumberland, who has sent couriers for...
The National Archives, Kew
9
11 July 1747: Saxe to Ligonier: he has received Ligonier's letter of the previous day, which he...
The National Archives, Kew
10
13 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: comments on the Dutch troop specifications 'A' and 'B' [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
11
1746 Oct 19: Ligonier [to Harrington], enclosing a table of the Austrian forces [ SP 87/21/56 ]. Saxe...
The National Archives, Kew
12
1746 Oct 05: Ligonier to Harrington: negotiations with M Seigneur on the cartel. He encloses a copy...
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13
1746 Jun 17: Rothes to Harrington: successful skirmish with a reconnoitring party under Saxe....
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14
1746 Jun 14: Rothes to Harrington: the French army is in the lines near Antwerp under Saxe, while a...
The National Archives, Kew
15
1746 Jan 27: Dunmore to Harrington: the hard frost is still preventing embarkation. Calculations of...
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16
1746 Jan 09: Saxe to Baron de Leger in Dresden, chamberlain to the king of Poland and elector of...
The National Archives, Kew
17
11 October 1747: Saxe to Cumberland, protesting at the delay in the return of the French prisoners....
The National Archives, Kew
18
12 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: strength of the Austrian forces for the next campaign. He...
The National Archives, Kew
19
9 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: he will attempt to learn more from Bathiani of the Austrian...
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20
4 October 1747: Saxe to Cumberland: he realises that Cumberland is not responsible for the late return...
The National Archives, Kew
21
3 October 1747: Cumberland to Saxe, on the demand for Ligonier's return as prisoner. He attributes the...
The National Archives, Kew
22
6 August 1747: Ligonier to Saxe: he has received the letter with Saxe's proposals [SP 87/23/56]. These...
The National Archives, Kew
23
5 August 1747: Saxe to Ligonier: desire of the French king to make peace in all Europe. If it were only...
The National Archives, Kew
24
7 August 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: reports that the enemy's artillery has retired behind...
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25
30 July 1747: Saxe to Ligonier, asking whether Cumberland is authorized to negotiate for peace. He...
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26
31 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, enclosing copies of Ligonier's letter to Saxe [SP 87/23/47]...
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27
10 July 1747: William, prince of Orange to Cumberland: movements of the French at Zandvliet and...
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28
17 August 1748: Bathiani to Saxe, commending his action against the brigands and offering assistance....
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29
14 August 1748: Saxe to Bathiani: he has ordered the marquis de Sennetere to try to surround the wood...
The National Archives, Kew
30
17 August 1748: Bathiani to Ligonier: the movements of the French were caused by a gathering of...
The National Archives, Kew
31
12 May 1748: Saxe to Cumberland (extract) agreeing Stohem rather than Maseyck as the venue for their...
The National Archives, Kew
32
11 May 1748: Cumberland to Saxe, enclosing a blank passport for M du Mesnil. He agrees to 'Maseyck'...
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33
11 May 1748: Saxe to Cumberland: he has ordered the cease fire to be published that day. Measures to...
The National Archives, Kew
34
9 May 1748: Paragraph suggested by Bathiani for inclusion in Cumberland's letter to Saxe [SP...
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35
9 May 1748: Cumberland to Saxe: he proposes the eleventh of that month for the start of the...
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36
8 May 1748: Saxe to Cumberland, informing him that the French king has consented to the peace...
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37
9 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a copy of the articles of capitulation for Maastrich...
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38
4 May 1748: Prince of Orange to Cumberland: Bentinck has told him that Kaunitz' reaction to the news...
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39
6 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a copy of Saxe's reply [SP 87/24/100] to his letter...
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40
2 May 1748: Cumberland to Lieutenant General d'Aylva, commandant of Maastricht, informing him that...
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41
2 May 1748: Cumberland to Saxe, proposing a meeting to set a date for the cease fire to come into...
The National Archives, Kew
42
22 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, partially enciphered, enclosing two specifications of Dutch...
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43
11 April 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Ligonier has crossed the Maas with 18 battalions and 18...
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44
26 March 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle, enclosing a state of the French army for the coming campaign...
The National Archives, Kew
45
18 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: in view of the weakness of the Dutch, the king is in favour of...
The National Archives, Kew
46
1746 Oct 25: Ligonier [to Harrington]: question of the exchange of the Irish prisoners. Inadequacy of...
The National Archives, Kew
47
1746 Oct 09: Ligonier to Harrington: the army has crossed the Saar. Description of the crossing. Saxe...
The National Archives, Kew
48
1746 Sep 16: Ligonier to Saxe, thanking him for sending the passports requested. His instructions...
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49
1746 Sep 18: Saxe to Ligonier, requesting a passport for M Seigneur. Dated at camp at Tongres. f. 123
The National Archives, Kew
50
1746 Sep 25: Ligonier [to Harrington]: he has sent passes for M Seigneur and appointed Captain...
The National Archives, Kew
51
1746 Sep 11: Ligonier [to Harrington]: Saxe has written to him that he proposes to send M. Seigneur....
The National Archives, Kew
52
1745 Sep 02: Cumberland to Newcastle: because of Saxe's equivocation, the garrison of Ostend will not...
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53
20 October 1747: Charles Stuart to [Under Secretary] William Chetwynd: election of the stadholder of...
The National Archives, Kew
54
2 October 1747: Marquis du Mesnil to Ligonier: as the French prisoners have not yet been returned from...
The National Archives, Kew
55
9 September 1747: Saxe to Ligonier, agreeing to the time and place for the meeting between Sandwich and...
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56
11 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: the French king has postponed his departure, presumably in...
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57
2 September 1747: Saxe to Ligonier: he has shown Ligonier's letter to the [French] king who learns with...
The National Archives, Kew
58
4 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: Sandwich has arrived. Cumberland's confidence in him. He...
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59
30 August 1747: Ligonier to Saxe: Cumberland has ordered him to send the enclosed copy of a letter...
The National Archives, Kew
60
27 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: possible candidates to command the highland regiment for the...
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61
9 July 1747: Ligonier's written version of a conversation with Saxe on 7 July: his most Christian...
The National Archives, Kew
62
10 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, enclosing a list of the standards and colours taken at the...
The National Archives, Kew
63
6 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: he commends the bearer, Captain Townshend. Although Bathiani...
The National Archives, Kew
64
22 May 1748: Saxe to Cumberland, protesting at the presence of allied troops in Brecht and requesting...
The National Archives, Kew
65
24 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he considers that the Wolfenb├╝ttel contingent should join him,...
The National Archives, Kew
66
20 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he intends to establish his camp near Graves. Co-operation of...
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67
1746 Aug 03: Ligonier [to Harrington], concerning the problems of his rank. He will send orders of...
The National Archives, Kew
68
1746 Jan 09: Mock-heroic humorous verses addressed to Saxe. ff. 29, 30
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