Arthur Wellesley


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The readers are also reminded that the year of betrothal is the same as of Tipu Sultan's heroic last stand at Seringapatam against the overwhelming forces of Brigadier Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington.
Feet planted on terra firma, Jacky and ever-faithful Higgins are assigned to aid General Arthur Wellesley in the fight against the French at the Battle of Vimeiro.
The regiment - which recruits extensively in Huddersfield and Halifax - is also known as The Duke of Wellington's Regiment or The Dukes, named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, who both served in and commanded the regiment.
Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington, led the British forces.
Topics include the many meanings of the Black Hole of Calcutta, the view of Warren Hastings on the rhetoric of empire, the piety and power of Tipu Suntan's dreams, the rise of Arthur Wellesley from novice to hero at Assaye, the contributions of Maharaja Ranjit Singh to nineteenth-century sensibilities, the real story behind the thugs and William Sleeman, Rajput violence in the insurgency of the Indian Revolt of 1857 and 1858, and the question of Hindu nationalism as expressed in the life of Madan Mohan Malaviya.
Arthur Wellesley, as the Duke then still was, began to feature in British cartoons during the Peninsular War (1808-14).
Among their numbers were the Prince of Orange, son of the King of the Netherlands, and their good friend and leader of the British forces and future prime minister of England, Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington.
The wellington is a type of boot based on hessian boots worn and popularised by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
wellies colloquial for 'wellingtons', waterproof rubber boots covering the calves, gumboots, named after Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), who wore such boots during both his military and political career.
The Duke, who was born as Arthur Wellesley in Merrion St, Dublin, in 1769, always regarded his nationality as English.
Furthermore there was Pitt's reputation for incorruptibility, his capacity for mastering minute detail, his ability to spot coming men of talent such as Lord Castlereagh and George Canning, Admiral Nelson and Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington), and his heroic willingness to put the interests of his country before his own physical well-being.
The outstanding Admiral Horatio Nelson and General Arthur Wellesley (the future Duke of Wellington) secured India and the Mediterranean, and the reborn British Empire advanced to its most glorious and rapacious phase.
Elsewhere, she writes of the campaigns of the rising star Sir Arthur Wellesley, created Viscount Wellington in 1809 and still six years from Waterloo.
Phoebe Cane Stina Nielsen Arthur Wellesley Alex Walkinshaw Sandy Moffatt Richard Clarke Robert Ross Peter Capaldi Lord Alfred Douglas Tom Hollander Oscar Wilde Liam Neeson Galileo Masconi Daniel Serafini-Sauli
The Duke of Wellington has been replaced as a central character by his elder son, Arthur Wellesley, known also as the Marquis of Douro and the Duke of Zamorna, and the younger son, Lord Charles Wellesley, is the jealous first-person narrator of the majority of the tales.