battle of Trafalgar

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a naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain

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The original was a Royal Navy topsail schooner and the first ship to bring home the news of Nelson's famous victory against combined French and Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar, and his death in action.
There are people buried in Conwy cemeteries who fought in the battle of Trafalgar.
A Union flag flown at the Battle of Trafalgar is being put up for sale by Cowbridge businessman Arthur Cory holTs
Coun Gary Bell, chairman of North Tyneside Council, said: "The council hosts this special event to commemorate the Battle of Trafalgar 210 years ago and celebrate the achievements of one of this nation's greatest naval heroes - our very own Vice-Admiral Collingwood.
The Battle of Trafalgar proved to be a crushing victory for Admiral Lord Nelson - the 27 ships of the Royal Navy defeated the combined French and Spanish fleet's 33 - the French and Spanish losing 22 vessels, while the British lost none.
The Battle of Trafalgar on October 21, 1805, was Britain's most important victory of the War of the Third Coalition, part of the Napoleonic Wars.
1805: Lord Nelson was killed at the Battle of Trafalgar, dying at the moment the Franco-Spanish fleet surrendered.
A UNION Flag flown by one of the warships in Nelson's fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar is set to fetch more than pounds 10,000 at auction.
A COMMEMORATIVE dinner is to be held at St Mary's Guildhall, Coventry city centre, to mark the 250th anniversary of Nelson's birth and the Battle of Trafalgar.
Lord Nelson is most famously remembered for the heroics of the British Fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar, when hewas mortally wounded.
DAVID Cameron will copy the rallying call of Nelson before the Battle of Trafalgar to launch his latest youth project tomorrow.
Her discovery of an old book about the Battle of Trafalgar links her with powder monkey Sam Robbins who has been kidnapped to work aboard a ship, and soon a strange set of time-defying interconnections links the two against all odds.
Part of series dedicated to unearthing and presenting pictorial engravings of British naval history, this volume is dedicated to the Battle of Trafalgar (October 21st, 1805), perhaps the most significant battle of the Napoleonic Wars, and surrounding events.
IT'S the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar this week and collectors are cashing in on the famous victory over the French and Spanish fleet by Admiral Lord Nelson (pictured left).
This book aims at giving the 'true story' of the battle of Trafalgar in the words of people who had taken part or at least were present.