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  Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During this time, Wellington was greeted by a hostile reaction from the crowds at the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, and eventually the bill was passed after the Whigs threatened to have the House of Lords packed with their own followers if it were not.
Viscount Wellington, of Talavera and of Wellington in the County of Somerset (4 September 1809)
Marquess of Wellington, in the County of Somerset (3 October 1812)
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 PENINSULAR WAR - LoveToKnow Article on PENINSULAR WAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wellington, on the 9th of April 1811, directed General Spencer to invest Almeida; he then set off himself to join Beresford before Badajoz, but after reconnoitring the fortress with his lieutenant he had at once to return north on the news that Massna was moving to relieve Almeida.
Wellington assumed the offensive, and by various movements and feints, aided the guerrilla bands by forcing the French corps to assemble in their districts, which not only greatly harassed them but also materially hindered the combination of their corps for concerted action.
Wellingtons columns, under Beresford, were now called upon to make a flank march of some two miles, under artillery, and occasionally musketry, fire, being threatened also by cavalry, and then, while the Spanish troops assaulted the north of the ridge, to wheel up, mount the eastern slope, and carry the works.
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 Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wellington commanded the Allied forces during the Peninsular War, pushing the French Army out of Portugal and Spain and reaching southern France.
Wellington was victorious over Napoleon and the French at each of six major battles, confirming his place as one of history's greatest generals and strategists.
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.
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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 titles of Duke of Wellington and Marquess Douro were bestowed upon Arthur Wellesley, 1st Marquess of Wellington, on May 11, 1814.
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.
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 The Sharpe Page: Timeline
Wellington continues his retreat after giving the French this bloody nose, and Massena thinks he will capture Lisbon...but Wellington's vast secret Lines of Torres Vedras are an unbreakable barrier.
Part of Wellington's sixth Division and the 14th Light Dragoons enter Salamanca to the adulation of the Spanish inhabitants; while the rest of the army proceeded three miles to the heights of San Cristobal north-east of the city.
Wellington ordered a second storming of the San Cayetano, but just as the forlorn hope started forward the French commander asked for a two hour truce to confer with his colonel in the San Vincente.
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 Personal life (from Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of Wellington) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of, Marquess of Douro, Marquess of Wellington, Earl of Wellington, Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, Baron Douro or Wellesley...
"Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of, Marquess of Douro, Marquess of Wellington, Earl of Wellington, Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, Baron Douro or Wellesley." Encyclopædia Britannica.
The first duke of Wellington (Arthur Wellesley, who took his title from the town), victor of the Battle of Waterloo (1815), is commemorated by a monument (National Trust property) on the highest point of the nearby Blackdown Hill.
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 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 2003545018
Wellington is generally thought to have been born on 1 May, although the accounts of his nursemaid, the local newspapers and the baptismal record in the parish church differ.
Wellington was born in Ireland, the son of a nobleman of English ancestry, part of the Protestant Ascendancy caste that ruled the island for the nearby larger power.
Wellington was educated with the offspring of three dukes, a marquess, thirteen earls, five viscounts, seven barons and a countess whose title was so ancient that it also went through the female line.
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 1. Duke of WellingtonWellesley, Arthur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Viscount Wellington 1809, Earl of Wellington 1812, Marquess of Welligton 1812.
Wellington was a British representative at the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815), which met to decide the fate of post-Napoleonic Europe.
Wellington assumed command of the main allied armies and, with the help of Prussian forces, decisively defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
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 Duke of Wellington
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.
The current heir to the title is the 8th Duke's son currently styled Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, Marquess of Douro[?].
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 ipedia.com: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (April 30, 1769–September 14, 1852) was an Anglo-Irish aristocrat who became a British soldier and politician.
Wellington responded by immediately challenging the Earl to a duel.
In Peel's first Cabinet (1834-1835), Wellington became Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, while in the second (1841-1846) he was a minister without portfolio and Leader of the House of Lords.
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 WELLESLEY - LoveToKnow Article on WELLESLEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
(or WELLESLEY), MARQUESS (1760-1842), eldest son of the 1st earl of Mornington, an Irish peer, and brother of the famous duke of Wellington, was born on the 20th of June 1760.
he retired, partly from dissatisfaction at the inadequate support given to Wellington by the ministry, but also because he had become convinced that the question of Catholic emancipation could no longer be kept in the background.
Canning in turn passed away; and on the assumption of office by Wellington, who was opposed to Catholic emancipation, his brother resigned the lord-lieutenancy.
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 The Battle of Vitoria The Peninsular war
As Wellington advanced his army’s base of supply was moved from Lisbon in Portugal to Santander in the North East of Spain.
Meanwhile Lord Wellington brought his main force through the La Puebla defile and up the north bank of the Zadorra to the village of Nanclares where, he intended to launch his attack on the French flank.
The fourth column, commanded by Lord Dalhousie, was to cross the mountains and cross the river to the left of Wellington’s column.
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 Duke of Wellington : Arthur Wellesley : British : General : Career : Napoleonic Battles : Napoleon Bonaparte :
Invading French-occupied Spain, Wellesley sought to assist Spanish forces against the French but, despite their lack of backbone, managed to win the Battle of Talavera for which he was given a viscountcy.
He became an earl in February 1812, a marquess in October of the same year and the Duke of Wellington in May 1814.
Winning the battle of Bussaco, Wellington withdrew behind a formidable defensive barrier known as the Lines of Torres Vedras.
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 Freer Family Research - Eliza Butler Pedigree
The 6th Marquess of Ormonde (James) Arthur Norman Butler, C.V.O., M.C.), Earl of Ormonde and Ossory, and Viscount Thurles, of Thurles, co. Tipperary, in Ireland; Baron Ormonde, of Llanthony, co. Monmouth, in the United Kingdom, educ.
His Lordship disposed of the grant of the prisage of the wines of Ireland, ma de to the 4th Butler by EDWARD I, to the Crown in 1810 for œ218,000, and the contract received the sanction of Parliament by an act passed 31 May, 1811.
Marquess, 29 Oct. 1825, Baron Ormonde of the United Kingdom, 17 July, 1821.
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 The Dukes of Marlborough and the Principality of Mindelheim
Her son William Godolphin, marquess of Blandford, died in 1731, and on her death she was succeeded as third duke by Sir Charles Spencer, his son, who was also her nephew as Henrietta's sister Lady Anne Churchill, had married Charles Spencer, third earl of Sunderland.
Due to the death of the marquess of Blandford, and the increasingly unlikely prospects for a son and heir, a special remainder to the titles was provided by 6 Anne c 3 (1706).
The Duke of Wellington was prince of Waterloo (1815, Belgium Netherlands); Portuguese duke de Vittoria (1812, i.e.
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 Marquess from LiveJournal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Marquess said she'd tease and toy with me during my restriction periods and threatened that if I even dared to have an orgasm, my punishment would be extended and then some.
She was born Rose Mary Primrose Paget, the fourth of five daughters of the 6th Marquess of Anglesey, on July 21 1919 at the family's house on Arlington Street, behind the Ritz Hotel in London.
Marquess likes to be flawless, and when she does make a flaw she gets, as she states it...
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 Arthur_Wellesley,_1st_Duke_of_Wellington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Believed to have been born in either Dublin or at his family's lands in County Meath, both in Ireland, the third son of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington, his exact date of birth is a matter of some contention.
Wellington led a new offensive in 1813, culminating in the Battle of Vittoria, which pushed the enemies back into France and for which he was Promoted to Field Marshal.
In the House of Lords, facing stiff opposition, Wellington spoke for Catholic emancipation, giving one of the best speeches of his career [1] (http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/terrace/adw03/polspeech/catholic.htm).
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 An Elegant Madness - a host of mistakes
I think it should be said that the duke quite agreed with the ladies, he was a stickler for rules himself and when he was refused entry he was unoffended by it.
The 1st Marquess Wellesley was Richard Colley Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington's eldest brother.
So for the same index person she has the first Marquess Wellington as being both Wellington's brother and his nephew - a difficult situation even within the close intermarriages of the upperclasses of this time - and of course quite untrue.
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 Role in the cabinet (from Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of Wellington) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wellington's experiences abroad prevented him from ever becoming a party politician.
Though he joined the Earl of Liverpool's Tory cabinet as master general of the ordnance, he exempted himself from automatically opposing a subsequent Whig government: “a factious opposition,” he argued, “is highly injurious to the interests of the country.” His identification with…
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 Additional Reading (from Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of Wellington) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
, Wellington in the Peninsula, 1808–1814 (1962, reissued 1992), Wellington at Waterloo (1967, reissued 1991), and Wellington in India (1972, reissued 1993);
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A convict settlement from 1823 to 1831, it was proclaimed a town in 1846, a municipality in 1879, and a shire in 1947.
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 Duke of Wellington -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Dukedom of Wellington, derived from (The capital of New Zealand) Wellington in (A county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel) Somerset, is a hereditary title and the senior Dukedom in the (Click link for more info and facts about Peerage of the United Kingdom) Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The titles of Duke of Wellington and Marquess Douro were bestowed upon (Click link for more info and facts about Arthur Wellesley, 1st Marquess of Wellington) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Marquess of Wellington, on May 11, 1814.
(He has chosen to use the ((botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma) style "Marquess of Douro", even though the peerage held by his father is "Marquess Douro".) His son and heir is Arthur Gerald Wellesley, Earl of Mornington (b.
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 Walkabout 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mount Wellington is named after Arthur Wellesby, First Duke of Wellington, Marquess of Douro, Marquess of Wellington, Earl of Wellington, Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, Baron Douro of Wellesley, Prins van Waterloo, duque de Vittoria, marques de Torres Vedras, conde de Vimeiro...
And the exhibition for the world to see was a climb to the summit of the majestic peak overlooking the capital city and named after the Iron Duke, Mount Wellington.
Mount Wellington stands at 1,270 meters (4,128 feet), so most of the time oxygen isn’t required during the climb.
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 Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Amazon.com: A Close Run Thing : A Novel of Wellington's Army of 1815: Books: Allan Mallinson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Jealousy, snobbery, intrigue, and patronage were the preoccupations of men of ambition in the Marquess of Wellington's army; and Hervey and others like him, decent officers with little but the ability to recommend them, were increasingly resentful of Wellington's indifference to it all.
What Bernard Cornwell did for Wellington's infantry and Patrick O'Brian did for the Royal Navy, Allan Mallinson has done for the cavalry, and, in so doing, has written a book that is an excellent image of the early 19th century in England.
But this flank was extremely important to Wellington, as the arrival of the Prussians were crucial to the success of the battle.
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 Encyclopedia: British and Irish History: Biographies
Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 8th earl of and 1st marquess of
Hamilton, James Hamilton, 3d marquess and 1st duke of
Hertford, William Seymour, 1st marquess and 2d earl of
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 Duek of Wellington and Marquess of Londonderry.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
My first acquaintance with the Duke of Wellington and the late Marquess of Londonderry, at a dinner at my own house - Some memoirs and anecdotes of the former as a public man - My close connection with Government - Lord Clare's animosity to rue suspended - Extraordinary conference between Lord Castlereagh, Mr.
My personal acquaintance with the Duke of Wellington originated accidentally, soon after I commenced public life; and so clearly shews the versatility of men, the fallibility of judgment, and the total uncertainty of all human prediction, that I cannot avoid mentioning it.
Indeed, if Lord Wellington had continued until now the same frank, open-hearted man, he certainly must have been better proof against those causes which usually excite a metamorphosis of human character than any one who had ever preceded him.
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 Books Relating to the Peninsular War: Memoirs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Campaign of the Left-Wing of the Allied Ammy, in the Western Pyranees and the South of France, in the Years 1813-1814; under Field-Marshal the Marquess of Wellington.
Beatson, F. With Wellington In The Pyrenees, Being an Account of the Operations between the Allied Army and the French from July 25 to August 2, 1813..
Beatson, F. Wellington, the Crossing of the Gaves and the Battle of Orthez.
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 Courtesy title -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
If a peer of the rank of (A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount) Earl, (A British peer ranking below a duke and above an earl) Marquess or (A British peer of the highest rank) Duke has more than one title, his eldest son uses one of the lesser titles.
Similarly, the eldest son of the (Click link for more info and facts about Marquess of Londonderry) Marquess of Londonderry is (Click link for more info and facts about Viscount Castlereagh) Viscount Castlereagh, even though the Marquess is also the (Click link for more info and facts about Earl Vane) Earl Vane.
The Duke's son is not the Marquess of Westminster (which would cause confusion between the son and the father), and so is styled Earl Grosvenor instead.
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