Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 He spent most of his childhood at his family's two...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 The French invaded Belgium, defeated the Prussians at Ligny, and...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 Although later, when his temper had cooled, he extended his...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 To the Peninsula Ready for battle, he left Cork on...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 1810 In 1810, a newly-enlarged French army under Marshal André...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 Argaum and Gawilghur Despite the damage done to the Maratha...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 After battle and the resulting end of the war, the...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 Returning to England in March 1795, he was returned as...

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 He was also a remarkably practical man, who spoke concisely....

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington : biography 1 May 1769 - 14 September 1852 Personality Wellington always rose early, he "couldn't bear to lie...