battle of Trafalgar


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a naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain

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A NELSON'S body was indeed preserved in brandy after the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
I am delighted that HMS Victory is in such an excellent condition, both for the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar next year and for future generations of visitors to enjoy.
Britain remembers its greatest Naval hero today, the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.
Although there are conflicting reports how the close-knit community of Nelson got its name, there is no doubt the village is linked to Admiral Horatio Nelson who will be celebrated during the Battle of Trafalgar anniversary in October.
A ROW has broken out over who will pay for the policing of the massive naval events taking place later this month to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.
The anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar is October 2005, so the maintenance people will need to put their skates on.
The town is to play host to sea cadets from Coventry and Warwickshire for the annual Trafalgar Day Parade, honouring Lord Nelson's famous victory at the Battle of Trafalgar.
As I've said on a number of occasions, the true winner of the Battle of Trafalgar was Lord Collingwood.
The Collingwood, brought out by Britain's largest rail operator EWS, marks the continuing year of celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.
This year Crafts for Christmas celebrates the bicentenary of the Battle of Trafalgar with a sculpture representing the 27 capital ships of the battle fleet together with work by some of the most talented of British craftsmen.
The same sale also saw a gold medal which was awarded to Captain Hardy following the Battle of Trafalgar sold for a world record price of almost pounds 250,000.
A FRAGMENT of sail experts believe to be from HMS Victory, Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar, is expected to sell for pounds 8,000 to pounds 12, 000, auctioneers said yesterday.
It will coincide with the bi-centenary of the Battle of Trafalgar and aims to put Liverpool at the heart of Britain's commemorative events.
A PUB in north Warwick-shire commemorated the Battle of Trafalgar in style and helped raise hundreds of pounds for charity.