Jean Louis Ligonier, Sir John Louis, (1680-1770), 1st Earl Ligonier, Field Marshal
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|Surname:||Jean Louis Ligonier|
|Title:||1st Earl Ligonier|
|History:||Fought under Marlborough at Blenheim 1704, Ramillies 1706, Oudenarde 1708 and Malplaquet 1709. Major General 1739. Present at Dettingen 1743. Lieutenant General 1743. Commanded British Foot at Fontenoy 1745. Commander-in-chief, Austrian Netherlands 1746-7. Commander-in-chief 1757. Knighted 1743. Created Viscount 1757, Baron 1763, and Earl Ligonier of Ripley, Surrey, in 1766.|
|References:||Oxford DNB; NCA Rules|
|Name authority reference:||GB/NNAF/P276046 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P148942 )|