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Synonyms for Anglesey

an island to the northwest of Wales

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The 'Anglesey Leg' which the Marquess of Anglesey wore, was later brought into the US by William Selpho (in 1839) where it became known as the 'Selpho Leg'.
THE Anglesey leg of an 870-mile charity walk got under way yesterday morning.
It was used by the Marquis of Anglesey after he lost his leg in the Battle of Waterloo (fought on in 1815 near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, where Emperor Napoleon was defeated by combined armies of the Seventh Coalition, an Anglo-Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von BlE-cher) and became known as the 'Anglesey Leg'.
We saw the 1st Marquess' prosthetic leg, now known as "the Anglesey leg" and famous for being the world's first articulated wooden leg!
And who told Wellington at Waterloo, "By God, Sir, I've lost my leg" and pioneered an innovative prosthetic, the Anglesey Leg? It's all here, and a lot more, in another delightful product of the enterprising Pwllheli publishing house.