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Wellesley, Arthur, Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1769 - 1852

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.

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Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington letter

Mss 812566
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812566
Scope and Contents Letter from Arthur Wellesley at Villa Toro to an unidentified recipient, thanking him for the recent letter on events in Madrid.