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Duke of Wellington and the command of the Spanish army, 1812-14

Charles J. Esdaile

Duke of Wellington and the command of the Spanish army, 1812-14

by Charles J. Esdaile

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, -- Duke of, -- 1769-1852,
  • Great Britain. -- Army -- Biography,
  • Generals -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p219-227. - Includes index.

    StatementCharles J. Esdaile.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA68.12.W4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,237p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14998673M
    ISBN 100333446941

      The Battle of Waterloo. The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June , near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.A French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by two of the armies of the Seventh Coalition: an Anglo-allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and a Prussian army under the . Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May [1] – 14 September ), was a British soldier and statesman, a native of Ireland, from the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy, [3] and one of the leading military and political figures of the 19th century. He is often referred to as "the Duke of Wellington", even after his death, when there have been subsequent Born: Arthur Wesley, 1 May , 6 Merrion Street, .

    The only account of him consists of a few pages in a useful but rather formal and patchy little book by J. W. Cole, entitled, Memoirs of British Generals Distinguished during the Peninsular War Lord Combermere (Stapleton Cotton) was in high command throughout Wellington’s campaigns, but was hardly up to his position, though he earned his. In , the Duke of York was sent to Flanders in command of the British contingent of an allied force destined for the invasion of France. In June , Wellesley with the 33rd regiment set sail from Cork bound for Ostend as part of an expedition bringing reinforcements for the army in Flanders. They arrived too late and joined the Duke of York as he was pulling back towards the Netherlands.

    THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON AND THE COMMAND OF THE SPANISH ARMY ; By Charles J. Esdaile, Macmillan, , pp. , £p. After Lady Longford's two-volume biography of the Duke appeared in (The Years of the Sword) and (Pillar of State), it quickly became clear that the best route to a deeper.   Wellington: The Path to Victory, is the first of two volumes based on exhaustive research on Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, by Rory Muir – to be precise, it is based on 30 years work on the Muir makes clear in his preface, his aim is a thorough re-assessment of Wellington’s life, countering existing biographies of Wellington that have not done the man.


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Esdaile. Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May – 14 September ), was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, and one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain.

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