Wellesley, Arthur, Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852

Wellesley, Arthur, Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1769 - 1852

Biography

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington 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 Minister. He won a notable victory against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington letter

Mss 812566
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812566
Date(s): 1812-10-16
Scope and Contents

Letter from Arthur Wellesley at Villa Toro to an unidentified recipient, thanking him for the recent letter on events in Madrid.

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington letter

Mss 839516
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 839516
Date(s): 1839-09-16
Abstract

In English.