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Memoir of the early campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.,
  • Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Personal narratives.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby an officer employed in his army [i.e., J. F. Westmorland].
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14022126M

      Tidbit #1: Many people imagine that the Duke of Wellington was an imposing figure and that he stood over six feet tall. In fact, despite his imposing personality and unequaled skills in battle, he was of “middle height, being about five feet nine inches tall, but his shoulders were broad, his arms long, and his whole frame firmly knit, and capable of fatigue in an extraordinary degree.”[1]. Wellesley fired off a series of sizzling letters and received enough funds to take the field in the summer of The result was a strike into central Spain, a hard-won victory at Talavera—and an immediate retreat back to Portugal. Once more Wellington was looking over his political shoulder.


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Memoir of the early campaigns of the Duke of Wellington, in Portugal and Spain, By an officer employed in his army Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, Subject: Peninsular War, -- Personal narratives.

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Memoir of the early campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain Memoir of the early campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain by Westmorland, John Fane, 11th Earl of, Pages: Paperback.

Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Title: Memoir of the Early Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington, in Portugal and Spain. By an Officer employed in his army [i.e. Fane, Earl of Westmoreland].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

The dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington: during his various campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Countries, and France, from to Author Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, Published Memoir of the early campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain / By Earl of John Fane Westmorland, printer.

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Journal of an Officer in the Commissariat Department of the Army: Comprising a Narrative of the Campaigns Under His Grace the Duke of Wellington, in Portugal, Spain, France, and the. Carole Divall's "Wellington's Worst Scrape" is a detailed look at the Burgos Campaign ofas British General Wellington's Anglo-Portuguese Army and its Spanish allies followed up their tremendous victory over a French Army at Salamanca in s: Fane, John.

Memoir of the Early Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain by an Officer Employed in His Army. London: John Murray; pages. Notes: Aide-de-Camp to Wellington – Succeeded his father as 11th Earl of Westmorland in ; best known by his courtesy title of Lord Burghersh.

Wellington fell back into Portugal, where he spent his time for the next year in organising his army and the great system of defence against which the French legions were to be rolled in vain.

For Wagram set Napoleon free to flood Spain with additional troops, and offensive operations were out of the question for Wellington. Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, The dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington: during his various campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Countries, and France, from to / (London: J.

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Portugal meant that British intervention in the region was likely inevitable but this did not alleviate the difficulties between Spain and Britain which had, in recent years, alternated between armed conflict and tense limited alliances. Through political maneuvering and outright success Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington would become the.

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Often referred to only as "The Duke of Wellington", he led a successful military career in India during the Fourth Anglo–Mysore War (–99) and the Second Anglo-Maratha War (–), and in Europe. Memoirs of British soldiers who fought in the Peninsular War are commonplace and histories of the momentous campaigns and battles of Sir John Moore and Sir Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington, can be numbered by the score.

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The Light Division in the Peninsular warTim Saunders and Rob at the history of the units that would become the Light Division, and the early activities of the division itself, from Wellington’s first campaign inthrough Sir John Moore’s time in charge and on to Bucaco Ridge the Lines of Torres Vedra and the French retreat back into Spain.

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Since his return to the Iberian Peninsula inGeneral Arthur Wellesley (later The Duke of Wellington) had with his small army been a constant thorn in the side of a series of Napoleon’s Marshals in Spain, studiously avoiding battles that he cou. His published works include Memoirs of the Early Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain (), and Memoir of the Operations of the Allied Armies under Prince Schwarzenberg and Marshal Blucher ().

Francis Fane, 12th Earl of Westmorland, fourth son of the preceding, was also a distinguished soldier. The Duke of Wellington was born years ago on May 1st. Painting: Thomas Lawrence He began life as a shy, somewhat lazy boy from an impoverished Anglo-Irish noble family.

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Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Though pressed many times to write about his battles and campaigns, the Duke of Wellington always replied that people should refer to his published dispatches, and he refused to add further to his official correspondence, famously remarking that: ‘The history of a battle, is not unlike the history of a ball.

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During His Various Campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Countries, and France: Peninsula,   His published works include Memoirs of the Early Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain (), and Memoir of the Operations of the Allied Armies under Prince Schwarzenberg and Marshal Blucher ().

Francis William Henry, 12th or 18th earl (–), fourth son of the preceding, was also a distinguished soldier. Notes: was an assistant quarter-master-general in General Paget’s Reserve Division in the Corunna Campaign of – Porter, Robert Ker.

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The decisive campaign comes inwhen Wellington moves north from Portugal and meets the army of Napoleon's brother Joseph Bonaparte (technically at this stage king of Spain) at Vitoria on June Wellington captures the entire French artillery train, of some guns, and all the baggage - including Joseph's impressive collection of art.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fighting Napoleon: The Recollections of Lieutenant John Hildebrand 35th Foot in the. Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May – 14 September ) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and Tory statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as prime ended the Napoleonic Wars when he defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in Napoleon‘s invasion of the Iberian Peninsula brought Spain, Portugal, and Britain into a close, if sometimes uneasy alliance.

When an expeditionary force led by General Sir Arthur Wellesley, later the 1st Duke of Wellington, disembarked in Portugal in Augustthe British Army had been at war with France for five years. The duke's grandfather, Richard Colley, 1st Baron Mornington (d.

), assumed the name of Wesley on succeeding to the estates of Garrett Wesley, a distant relative of the famous divine. In Wellington's early letters the family name is spelt Wesley; the change to Wellesley seems to have been made about The notes that the 5th Earl Stanhope collected during his intimate friendship with the 1st Duke of Wellington, form an interesting and entertaining addition to the publications of the period and in particular the character and thoughts of the Duke himself.

They are chronologically organised, in almost diarised format, and are clearly contemporaneous, Stanhope avoids adding much input of his 5/5(1).

Author John T. Kuehn discusses joint warfare and strategy found in the military movements of Marshal Suvorov in Italy and Switzerland in ; the early and later campaigns of Napoleon and Nelson; and the Duke of Wellington's campaigns in Spain, Portugal, and Belgium.Beginning in when all of continental Europe was under Napoleon's sway, the author traces the course of the war through the Spanish uprising ofthe campaigns of the Duke of Wellington and Sir John Moore in Portugal and Spain, and the crossing of the Pyrenees by the British army, to the invasion of southern France and the defeat of.Barrister, politician, literary critic, and author.

The John Wilson Croker Papers are organized into the following series: Indexed Correspondence, Non-Indexed Correspondence, and Other Papers. The collection consists primarily of letters from English and Irish politicians and personages to Croker, and provide a rich source of material on Great Britain's politics and government in the 19th.