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  Prince of Waterloo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The title Prince of Waterloo is retained by the Dukes of Wellington.
This title was given to the Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, by King William I of the Netherlands in recognition of his defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
To this day the Dukes of Wellington retain the title Prince of Waterloo, and enjoy around £100,000-a-year from the longstanding tenants who occupy the land.
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 Search Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Waterloo campaign Waterloo campaign, last action of the Napoleonic Wars, ending with the battle of Waterloo.
Originally a center for sawmills and flour mills, Waterloo is a trade and industrial center in a farm and livestock area.
Prince Edward Island -> Geography One of the Maritime Provinces, Prince Edward Island lies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and is separated on the S from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick by the Northumberland Strait, which is crossed by the Confederation Bridge (1997).
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 A Quick Primer on Waterloo
The Anglo-Dutch army was commanded by the Duke of Wellington, with the young and incompetent Prince of Orange nominally second-in-command.
The early hours at Waterloo of 18 June were spent in cleaning weapons, checking ammunition, and Hougoumont, La Haie Sainte and Papelotte were fortified, a barricade going up on the Genappe road which lead directly to Napoleon's headquarters, just south of La Haie Sainte.
The Prince of Orange made his second mistake when he ordered the Luneburg Battalion to counter-attack the French infantry, moving them forward in line; they were overrun by Cuirassiers [French cavalry] and destroyed.
homepages.ihug.co.nz /~awoodley/regency/waterloo.html   (3441 words)

  
 London Newpaper Reports, 1830 - Miscellany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Duke of Wellington is Prince of Waterloo, in the Netherlands.
The Duke of Marlborough is a Prince of the Holy Roman Empire.
Prince Leopold arrived in town at a late hour on Thursday night from Dover, where his Royal Highness landed about two o'clock on Thursday afternoon, from Calais, on his return from Paris.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Public schools join countryside march
Eton College, Prince Harry's school, is among those giving thousands of pupils the weekend off to join their families in the capital.
Prince Charles is believed to be concerned about them being dragged into a political debate if his sons attend an event which is seen as a direct attack on the government's hunting policy.
A spokeswoman for the Prince of Wales could not comment on Camilla Parker Bowles, who is understood to be keen to attend.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/2263519.stm   (423 words)

  
 The Conclave
The Prince of Waterloo was accused of diablerie by Nathan of Clan Nosferatu.
Prince Sid was cleared of this crime by the Minister of the Conclave, Ironside, who witnessed the Tremere Chancellor testing the Prince's blood at the Reception the previous night.
Prince Shamus said that the sewers were indeed Nosferatu domain, but that the whole of Toronto was ultimately the domain of the Prince, and that any trespasses into the sewers by kindred were authorized by him.
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 WCFCourier.com | The Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier Online!
Ricks was the first fl professional in Waterloo, coming in 1919 and practicing dentistry until he moved to Chicago in 1921.
He was active in the fl community and was a member of the Citizens Committee of East Waterloo, the NAACP and the Waterloo Rotary Club, as well as several other community groups.
He had one of the largest medical practices in Waterloo and was the city's only fl physician at the time of his death in 1979.
www.wcfcourier.com /articles/1998/02/24/export931.txt   (1342 words)

  
 Bordentown And Its Memories
Another famous resident of Bordentown was Prince Murat, the nephew of Napoleon and of Joseph, and the son of the dashing Prince Joachim Murat, who was King of the Sicilies, and was shot by sentence of court-martial after Waterloo.
Prince Murat came in 1822, bought a farm, got married, lived a rather wild life, but was generally liked, and, going through various fortunes, returned to France after the Revolution of 1848 and was restored to his honors.
He was with Marshal Bazaine in the capitulation of Metz in 1870 and be-came a prisoner of war, and died in 1878.
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 Kennington NP4 - The Prince of Orange
The Prince of Orange held the rank of Major-General in the British army, and in 1815 he was nominally in command of the entire Anglo-Allied army until the Duke of Wellington arrived to take over.
The appointment was a political one, the 23-year-old Prince and heir to the throne of the Netherlands was not experienced enough to fill the role successfully.
The Orange-Nassau infantry regiment was raised in 1814 as the 3rd Regiment of the Duchy of Nassau.
www.miniatures.de /html/int/kennington-NP4-prince-of-orange.html   (673 words)

  
 Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Victorious and hailed as a hero in England, he was obligated to return to Europe to command the Anglo-Allied forces at Waterloo, after which Napoleon was permanently exiled at St.
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.
Prince of Waterloo (18 July 1815, The Netherlands)
open-encyclopedia.com /Arthur_Wellesley,_1st_Duke_of_Wellington   (2317 words)

  
 WATERLOO CAMPAIGN - LoveToKnow Article on WATERLOO CAMPAIGN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Napoleon set sail from Elba with his force of 1000 men and 4 guns, determined to reconquer the throne of France.
Corps (Prince of Orange), 30,200, headquarters Braine-le-Comte, disposed in the area Enghien-Genappe-Mons; II.
Corps (Lord Hill), 27,300, headquarters Ath, distributed in the area Ath-OudenardeGhent; reserve cavalry (Lord Uxbridge) 9900, in the valley of the Dendre river, between Grammont and Ninove; the reserve (under Wellington himself) 25,500, lay around Brussels.
80.1911encyclopedia.org /W/WA/WATERLOO_CAMPAIGN.htm   (1201 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Rocket (physics)
In East Asia, however, rockets were still used as weapons, for in the late 18th century, the army of the Muslim Indian prince Haidar Ali, the ruler of Mysore, had a standing corps of rocket throwers.
These rockets, made of bamboo, were usually large and had a range of hundreds of metres.
The same rockets were used in the Battle of Waterloo when Napoleon was defeated.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761577900/Rocket_(physics).html   (2080 words)

  
 1800-1900 Articles and Resources
It was signed by William (V), Prince of Orange, Monarch of Nassau and stadtholder of the Republic of the United Provinces; Carl Monarch of Nassau; Carl Wilhelm Monarch of Nassau; Ludwig Monarch of Nassau; Friednch Prince of Nassau-Usingen; and Adolph Prince of Nassau-Usingen.
Prince Willem George Frederik went to Germany to serve in the Austrian Army, eventually reaching the rank of 'Feldzeugmeister' and commander in chief of the Austrian army in Italy; he died from disease on 6 January 1799.
His son Prince Frederik (who was to command the Allied troops at Hal during the battle of Waterloo) did serve in the Prussian army as an aide, and took part in a number of battles among which are LUtzen and Bautzen, Dresden, Kulm, Leipzig and Laon.
www.livinghistory.co.uk /1800-1900/articles/xw_134.html   (4323 words)

  
 Victorian London - Thames - Bridges - Waterloo Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The first stone was laid on the 11th October, 1811, and the bridge was opened for passengers on the 18th of June 1817, the anniversary of the battle of Waterloo; the Prince Regent, and the Duke of Wellington being present at the ceremony, which was of a splendid description.
Waterloo Bridge, the earliest of John Rennie’s three, and beyond measure the cheapest, is also commonly considered the finest.
It was built by John Rennie, 1811-17, and was to have been called Strand Bridge, but the battle of Waterloo happening just as the bridge was finished it was called Waterloo, and opened on the second anniversary of the battle of Waterloo.
www.victorianlondon.org /thames/waterloobridge.htm   (1310 words)

  
 Military - Who was who on the Peninsula and at Waterloo
At Waterloo Colborne was again commanding the 52nd who were brigaded with the 71st and 95th regiments in Lord Hill's Division on the British Extreme right (around Hougomount).
At Waterloo in June 1815, Vandeluer commanded the 4th Cavalry Brigade which was made up of the 11th, 12th and 16th light Dragoons.
In 1810 he was created 'Prince of Essling' and sent to Spain to command the "Army of Portugal" however he failed to check Wellington's reconnaisance of Bussaco culminating in his defeat at Fuentes d'Onoro.
homepages.ihug.co.nz /~awoodley/regency/people.html   (4164 words)

  
 Review of "Kriminally Rare" Kinks bootleg
Return to Waterloo is from the original soundtrack, but this isn't the same version from the Waterloo Sunset: Songs of Ray Davies disk that was released recently.
Prince of the Punks, Artificial Light and Massive Reductions are listed as B sides of Arista singles.
Waterloo Sunset is the live version from the U.K. version of To The Bone.
kinks.it.rit.edu /misc/cd-kriminally.html   (490 words)

  
 BBC News | EUROPE | Battle over legacy of Waterloo
Belgian taxpayers have reportedly launched a legal bid to reclaim rewards still being reaped from the battle of Waterloo - fought in 1815 - by the present Duke of Wellington.
After Wellington's victory in the battle, King William of Holland was so grateful that he awarded the Duke the title of the Prince of Waterloo and granted him the rights to 2,600 acres of land.
But the Times newspaper reports that almost two centuries later, the Prince of Waterloo's subjects are about to revolt.
news.bbc.co.uk /low/english/world/europe/newsid_609000/609869.stm   (377 words)

  
 Waterloo News
WATERLOO, Iowa Trial for a Cedar Falls man charged in the slaying of an openly gay man could be delayed until next year.
WATERLOO --- Harvest is under way in Northeast Iowa, though combines won't be out in force until the weekend.
WATERLOO, Iowa A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to up to ten years in prison for grabbing the wheel of a Burlington Trailways bus, causing on accident on Interstate 380 in January.
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 PRINCE Analytical Models - For risk based corrective action studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
PRINCE is a popular modeling software package containing the 10 widely-used Princeton Analytical Models for simulating contaminant transport and groundwater flow.
Waterloo Hydrogeologic, Inc. has re-written the original Princeton Analytical Models using the C-programming language to create a menu-driven software package that virtually anyone can apply.
PRINCE calculates time-varying concentration contours at the site and can also be used to plot distance-concentration curves and concentration breakthrough curves at any location.
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 Prince of Waterloo -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Prince of Waterloo -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The title Prince of Waterloo is retained by the (Click link for more info and facts about Dukes of Wellington) Dukes of Wellington.
They contend Belgium was effectively coerced into accepting the terms of the original agreement because it could not afford to upset Britain.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/P/Pr/Prince_of_Waterloo.htm   (246 words)

  
 Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier Online
Waterloo's city property tax rate will drop to its lowest point in a decade next year.
As a result, all property owners will see a cut in their city tax bill under a fiscal year 1998-99 budget approved unanimously Monday for a public hearing March 9.
The museum exchange program will allow Waterloo's art museum to improve its current Haitian collection, which is the largest public collection in the United States.
www.wcfcourier.com /articles/1998/02/24/export931.prt   (764 words)

  
 Prince of Waterloo Definition / Prince of Waterloo Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This title was given to the Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, by King William I of the NetherlandsKing William I of the Netherlands was born as Willem Frederik on 25 August 1772 in The Hague, acceded in 1813 and died 1843 in Berlin,Germany.
William I was additionally the grand duke of Luxembourg and count of Nassau....
In addition to the title, the king additionally gave 2,600 acres (10.5 km²) of land to the duke.
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 Spectator, The: Taking the Wellington out of Waterloo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
IF you climb the lion mound - the conical, 100-metre monument built by local women to mark the spot where Prince William of Orange was hit in the arm by a musketball - you have a superb vista over the thrilling panorama of the battlefield at Waterloo.
The Spectator has seen the secret plans for Waterloo, plans over which the anglophile Waterloo Committee (established in 1973 to protect and restore the battlefield) and His Grace the Duke of Wellington, Prince of Waterloo, have been kept, so far, completely in the dark.
The battle of Waterloo was fought to prevent Napoleon, a dictator, from dominating the mainland by force.
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 Prince William Henry, Waterloo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Situated on busy Blackfriars Road, the Prince William Henry is not one of Young's better pubs.
Sure, it has their usual good range of beers and a smart interior, but this is just somewhere for an afterwork drink.
Recently it looks like Ground Force has swept past and the wooden benches in front of the place have been replaced by decking, pot plants and café furniture - a much needed improvement, but maybe it's the transient clientele of local workers, or the location, it's not a great pub.
www.fancyapint.com /main_site/thepubs/pub761.htm   (169 words)

  
 WWOL
Fitzroy is the duly appointed Prince of Kitchener Waterloo, and enjoys all privileges and responsibilities thereof.
The Prince's actions have recently come to the attention of Camarilla higher ups and, much to their chagrin, he has turned down two requests to ascend to the rank of Archon.
As the Prince's appointed Scourge, one is forced to wonder exactly what rock the Prince looked under to find this particular gem.
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 Prince August Chess Sets - Battle of Waterloo. Wellington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Prince August Chess Sets - Battle of Waterloo.
The Waterloo campaign of 1815 was without exception the most famous of the Nineteenth century.
It was to culminate in the final overthrow of Napoleon Bonaparte and the end of twenty five years of warfare.
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 Encyclopedia: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
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.
Map of the Waterloo campaign The Battle of Waterloo, fought on June 18, 1815, was Napoleon Bonapartes last battle.
His Royal Highness The Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (Frederick Augustus) (16 August 1763 - 5 January 1827) was a member of the British Royal Family, the second eldest child, and second son of King George III.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Arthur-Wellesley,-1st-Duke-of-Wellington   (10460 words)

  
 Last Battle
He immediately set to work, nominating a new government for his country, announcing a Champs de May to swear his oath to the constitution and tame the reticence of the legislators and peers against a new dictatorship and…………..
Wellington's decision to stand a fight was based on assurances given him by Prince Blucher via the liaison officer Count von Müffling, that the Prussians, rather than retreat away from him, would march west in order to fall upon the French right flank.
The Battle of Waterloo was over and Napoleon‘s star had finally sunk into the seas of history.
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