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  Duke of Wellington
The title of Duke of Wellington and Marquess of Douro was bestowed upon Arthur Wellesley, 1st Marquess of Wellington on May 11, 1814.
Arthur Wellesley was born Arthur Wesley May 1, 1769 son of Garret Wesley, Earl of Mornington[?] in Dublin in Ireland.
He was created Baron Douro of Wellesley and Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington (September 4, 1809); Earl of Wellington (February 28, 1812); Marquess of Wellington October 4, 1812.
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  Duke of Wellington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dukedom of Wellington, derived from Wellington in Somerset, is a hereditary title and the senior Dukedom in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The Viscountcy of Wellesley and the Barony and Earldom of Mornington are in the Peerage of Ireland; the rest are in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The Dukes of Wellington also hold the foreign titles of Prince of Waterloo (The Netherlands, 1815), Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain, 1812), Duque de Vitória and Marquês de Torres Vedras (Portugal, 1812) and Conde de Vimeiro (Portugal, 1811).
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 Duke of Wellington - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The title of Duke of Wellington and Marquess of Douro was bestowed upon Arthur Wellesley, 1st Marquess of Wellington on May 11, 1814.
Arthur Wellesley was born Arthur Wesley May 1, 1769 son of Garret Wesley, Earl of Mornington[?] in Dublin in Ireland.
He was created Baron Douro of Wellesley and Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington (September 4, 1809); Earl of Wellington (February 28, 1812); Marquess of Wellington October 4, 1812.
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 List of the Knights of the Garter (1348-present)
96 (inv 1399) Humphrey (Plantagenet), styled "of Lancaster." Duke of Gloucester.
633 (inv 1812) Francis Conway (Ingram-Seymour-Conway), 2nd Marquess of Hertford.
Afterwards Duke of Edinburgh, reigning duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1893.
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 Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1 May 1769–14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, widely considered one of the leading military and political figures of the 19th century.
Wellington is often compared to the 1st Duke of Marlborough, with whom he shared many characteristics, chiefly a transition to politics after a highly successful military career.
Wellesley defeated the French at the Battle of Roliça and the Battle of Vimeiro in 1808.
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 Duke of Wellington - Wikinfo
The Dukedom of Wellington, derived from Wellington in Somerset, is a hereditary title and the senior Dukedom in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The Viscountcy of Wellesley and the Barony and Earldom of Mornington are in the Peerage of Ireland; the rest are in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), third son of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington
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 List of the Knights of the Garter
96 (inv 1399) Humphrey (Plantagenet), styled "of Lancaster." Duke of Gloucester.
633 (inv 1812) Francis Conway (Ingram-Seymour-Conway), 2nd Marquess of Hertford.
Afterwards Duke of Edinburgh, reigning duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 1893.
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 Arthur Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lt.-General Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington KG PC (3 February 1807 – 13 August 1884) was a soldier and British nobleman.
He was the son of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington and Catherine Sarah Dorothea Pakenham, daughter of Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron Longford, and succeeded his father in 1852.
This biography of a peer or noble of the United Kingdom, or its constituent countries, is a stub.
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 Wellington - Search View - MSN Encarta
Arthur Wellesley was born on May 1, 1769, in Dublin and educated at Eton College and the Military Academy of Angers in France.
Arthur took part in several military campaigns; in the Battle of Assaye in 1803, he subdued the Marathas, then the dominant people of India.
Wellington was a British representative at the Congress of Vienna, which met to decide the fate of post-Napoleonic Europe.
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 Arthur Wellesley, 2. Duke of Wellington - Definition, explanation
Arthur Richard war das älteste der zwei Kinder aus der Verbindung zwischen Arthur Wellesley, dem 1.
Er wurde Soldat wie sein Vater und folgte diesem 1852 als Herzog von Wellington und in allen anderen Titeln.
September 1852 nach dem Tod des Vaters Nachfolge in allen Titeln '' 2nd Earl of Wellington [U.K., 1812], 2nd Baron Douro of Wellesley [U.K., 1809], 2nd Marquess of Wellington [U.K., 1812], 2nd Duke of Wellington [U.K., 1814], 2nd Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington [U.K., 1809], 2nd Marquess of Douro [U.K., 1814]
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 Duke of Wellington - TheBestLinks.com - Earl of Wellington, August 19, Battle of Waterloo, Arthur Wellesley, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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Arthur Wellesley was born Arthur Wesley May 1, 1769 son of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington close to Trim in Ireland.
The Dukes of Wellington also hold the foreign titles of Prince of Waterloo (Netherlands, 1815), Duque de Ciudad Rodrigo (Spain, 1812), Duque de Vittoria and Marques de Torres Vedras (Portgual, 1812) and Conde de Vimeiro (Portgual, 1811).
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 Stall-Plates of the Knights of the Garter
1726 (544) Charles (Lennox), 2nd Duke of Richmond and Duke of Lennox.
1812 (633) Francis Conway (Ingram-Seymour-Conway), 2nd Marquess of Hertford.
1399 (96) Humphrey (Plantagenet), styled "of Lancaster." Duke of Gloucester.
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 Viscount Wellington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The first holder of the title was Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), the noted Irish-born British career officer and statesman, and unqualified references to the Duke of Wellington almost always refer to him.
The Viscountcy of Wellesley and the Barony and Earldom of Mornington are in the Peerage of Ireland; the rest are in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
These were conferred on the first Duke as victory titles for his distinguished services as victorious commanding general in the Peninsular War (in Spain and Portugal) and at the Battle of Waterloo.
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Arthur Wesley (later changed to Wellesley when his elder brother changed his surname in 1798) is believed to have been born in either in Mornington House, his family's social season Dublin residence, or at his family's seat of Dangan Castle near Trim in County Meath, both in Ireland.
Wellesley was elected MP for Rye (in the British House of Commons) for six months in 1806; a year later, he was elected MP for Newport on the Isle of Wight, a constituency he would represent for two years.
The Duke of Wellington stood as godfather to Queen Victoria's seventh child, Prince Arthur, in 1850.
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 Duke of Wellington - Gurupedia
Arthur Wellesley was born Arthur Wesley May 1,
The Dukes of Wellington also retain the title Prince of Waterloo.
The current heir to the title is the 8th Duke's son Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro (b.
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 Earl of Mornington - Gurupedia
Peerage of Ireland in 1760 for Garret Wellesley.
On the death of the fifth earl it passed to the dukedom of Wellington, where it has remained.
The subsidiary titles associated with this peerage are Viscount Wellesley (1760) and Baron Mornington (1746), both in the Peerage of Ireland.
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 Arthur Wellesley
British general Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, is best known for his victory over Napoleon at the famous Battle of Waterloo in 1814.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of (1769-1852), British general and prime minister (1828-30 and 1834), best known for his victory over Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo.
Wellesley was born on May 1, 1769, in Dublin and educated at Eton College and the Military Academy of Angers in France.
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 Arthur Of Wellington Wellesley Duke / Catherine Sarah Dorothea Pakenham
Wellington was born Arthur Wellesley in Dublin, Ireland.
Wellington was promoted to lieutenant general and took command of one of the British divisions fighting in the peninsula of Spain and Portugal.
Wellington returned to Britain in triumph and was given the title of Duke of Wellington.
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 thePeerage.com - Maud De Braose and others
     Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington was born on 20 June 1760 in Dangan Castle, County Meath, Ireland.
The future Duke himself wrote in 1806 'I am nimmukwallah, as we say in the East; that is, I have ate of the King's salt and, therefore, I conceive it to be my duty to serve with unhesitating zeal and cheerfulness, when and wherever the King or his government may think proper to employ me.
Lt.-Gen. Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington b.
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 Earl of Mornington Information
On the death of the fifth earl it passed to the dukedom of Wellington, where it has remained.
The subsidiary titles associated with this peerage are Viscount Wellesley (1760) and Baron Mornington (1746), both in the Peerage of Ireland.
The second earl, Richard Wellesley, was created Baron Wellesley in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1797 and Marquess Wellesley in the Peerage of Ireland in 1799, which titles became extinct at his death.
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 Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He came from an established family of noblemen – his father was the Earl of Mornington, his eldest brother, who would inherit his father's Earldom, would be created Marquess Wellesley, and two of his other brothers would be raised to the peerage as Baron Maryborough and Baron Cowley.
Wellington is often compared to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, with whom he shared many characteristics, chiefly a transition to politics after a highly successful military career.
Promoted to field marshal, Wellington led a new offensive in 1813, culminating in the Battle of Vittoria, which pushed the enemies back into France.
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 Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - ...
Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington (3 February 1807 - 13 August 1884) was the son and successor to Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
He succeeded his father in 1852 and was made a Privy Councillor in 1853 and a Knight of the Garter in 1858.
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 Timeline
Wellesley was educated at Eton and also went to the military academy at Angers, France.
Wellesley was sent home, but in 1809, was asked again to take command of the British, Spanish, and Portugese troops in Portugal against the French in the Peninsula War, when their existing commander Sir John Moore died.
While Wellington also showed no hesitation in punishing and executing his men if they broke regulations such as following the victory at Badajoz when many of his soldiers ran riot and looted, he was also fair.
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 Basic English Found on the Web
Richards and Ogden's next project together was 'Basic English', a language composed of 850 English words that cover the needs of everyday life.
Richards spent several years in China trying to establish 'Basic English' as the method for teaching English there; he served as a visiting professor at Tsing Hua University in Peking in 1929-1930 and as director of the Orthological Institute of China from 1937 to 1938.
Richards, I.A. There are many sites relating to his earlier work, before Basic English.
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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), Irish soldier, statesman, and Prime Minister of the UK Charles Wellesley (1808–1858), British politician
Elizabeth Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington (1820–1904), Mistress of the Robes
Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Douro (born 1945), British businessman
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 Baron Maryborough   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The subsidiary titles associated with this peerage are Viscount Wellesley (1760) and Baron Mornington (1746), both in the Peerage of Ireland.
The second earl, Richard Wellesley, was created Baron Wellesley in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1797 and Marquess Wellesley in the Peerage of Ireland in 1799, which titles became extinct at his death.
Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington (1760-1842), created Marquess Wellesley, extinct 1842.
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 Biography for: Arthur Richard Wellesley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Arthur Richard Wellesley was the 2nd Duke of Wellington.
He was born on the 3rd February 1807 in Soho, London and died on the 13th August 1884.
He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament between 1837 and 1852 and held the office of Lord Lieutenanat of Middlesex between 1868 and 1884 when he died.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The second earl, Richard Wellesley, was created Baron Wellesley in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1797 and Marquess Wellesley in the Peerage of Ireland in 1799, which titles became extinct at his death.
2 Earls of Mornington and Viscounts Wellesley (1760)
William Richard Arthur Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley, 5th Earl of Mornington, 3rd Baron Maryborough (1813-1863)
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 (GCTTG8) NC4 A Nelson by Jango & Boba Fett
However, it seems to have stronger association with with the successors to famous warriors: William became Earl Nelson of Trafalgar and Merton after his brother's death, and Arthur Richard Wellesley 2nd Duke of Wellington lived at Hilborough Hall from 1858 to 1863.
The other famous child of a Hilborough rector is Julia Harrison (born here in 1945) who enjoyed fame in the 1970s as author, actress and every schoolboy's favourite Fiona Richmond; she is now a successful hotelier in Hampshire and Grenada.
It was the only time the two men met, the Irish Wellesley and the slightly built Nelson who always spoke with a discernible Norfolk Accent; shades of Sir Terrance Wogan in conversation with Bernard Matthews.
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Facts about arthur richard wellesley 2nd duke of wellington
He succeeded his father in 1852 and was made a Knight of the Garter in 1858.
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