Saxe, Maurice (1696-1750)
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|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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