Post details: Wordless Wednesday - The Duke Of Wellington

06/20/07

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Wordless Wednesday - The Duke Of Wellington

The Dukedom of Wellington, derived from Wellington in Somerset, is a hereditary title and the senior Dukedom in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The first holder of the title was Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), the noted Irish-born British career officer and statesman, and unqualified references to the Duke of Wellington almost always refer to him. He is most famous for, together with Blücher, defeating Napoleon at Waterloo.

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Comment from: Bridget [Visitor] Email · http://brewerfamily8.blogspot.com
what a dignified pose. Great post. Happy WW.
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 16:03
Comment from: jams o donnell [Visitor] Email · http://thepoormouth.blogspot.com/
And the peninsular campaing in Spain and Portugal. His armies smashed the French in a long hard series of battles from 1809 to 1814, Along with Marlborough Wellington is our finest general
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 16:06
Comment from: jenn in holland [Visitor] Email · http://hollandlife.blogspot.com
Such a profile. Such pride.
Very cool post.
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 16:24
Comment from: incog & nito [Visitor] Email · http://www.highlandwarriors.blogspot.com
A very distinguished pose. Thanks for the story too. Happy WW.
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 16:29
Comment from: letha [Visitor] Email · http://www.mytopsy-turvylife.co.uk
Very nice portrait.
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 17:08
Comment from: elementaryhistoryteacher [Visitor] Email · http://historyiselementary.blogspot.com
Nice picture....this is a very interesting site. I have made a note to myself to come back by and explore. :)
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 17:21
Comment from: Alison [Visitor] Email · http://beloved-eleanor.co.uk/blog
Funny I was just reading about Stratfield Saye the house that Wellington bought with his rewards.
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 17:25
Comment from: Mz. Jackson [Visitor] Email · http://coffeewithmzjackson.blogspot.com
I love informational things like this~thanks for posting it! Happy WW.
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 17:54
Comment from: Comedy Plus [Visitor] Email · http://comedyplus.blogspot.com/
Excellent educational post. I had no idea about his past either. There is just so much history out there. Happy WW. :)
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 19:27
Comment from: Angel Mama ():) [Visitor] Email · http://www.angelslisteningheart.blogspot.com
Great post and picture. Happy WW and have a great week.

Angel Mama ():)
PermalinkPermalink 06/19/07 @ 20:53
Comment from: freelancecynic [Visitor] Email · http://www.freelancecynic.com
Someone get him a nose job!
PermalinkPermalink 06/20/07 @ 02:35
Comment from: Admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/pastyme/
freelance -> His nickname was nosey! :)
PermalinkPermalink 06/20/07 @ 07:19
Comment from: Stacie [Visitor] Email · http://twinkies.bastetweb.com
Happy WW. Your blog makes me (almost) wish I were still teaching history.
PermalinkPermalink 06/21/07 @ 10:56

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