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  The Duke of Wellington
Wellington was appointed Colonel of the 33rd Regiment of Foot in January 1806.
Wellington was blamed for the Convention although he was cleared of responsibility by a military enquiry in Britain whence he returned in October 1808.
Wellington's speech in response to Grey's question caused such a furore that he was obliged to resign on 16 November; Earl Grey formed the first Whig ministry since 1783 and brought in the so-called Great Reform Bill in 1832.
www.victorianweb.org /history/pms/wellington.html   (1750 words)

  Wellington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wellington is in the Wellington Region and stands at the southern tip of the North Island in the geographical centre of the country.
Wellington was named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington and victor at the Battle of Waterloo.
Wellington is the southernmost national capital city in the world, with a latitude about 41°S. It is more densely populated than most other settlements in New Zealand, due to the small amount of building space available between the harbour and the surrounding hills.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wellington   (2272 words)

 Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An important point when comparing Wellington and Napoleon is that whereas Napoleon was supreme commander of the armed forces of his Empire, Wellington was merely a general in the field, with little or no influence on the organisation or administration of the British Army as a whole.
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.
Wellington is a recurring character in the Richard Sharpe novels by Bernard Cornwell.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Arthur_Wellesley,_1st_Duke_of_Wellington   (5539 words)

 Wellington - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara or Poneke) is the capital city of New Zealand, the country's second-largest urban area and the most populous national capital city in Oceania.
Wellington is often described as New Zealand's cultural centre, boasting a world class film and theatre industry, Te Papa (the Museum of New Zealand), the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Wellington is the southernmost capital city in the world, with a latitude about 41°S. It is more densely populated than most other settlements in New Zealand, due to the small amount of building space available between the harbour and the surrounding hills.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/w/e/l/Wellington.html   (1578 words)

 Wellington, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Village of Wellington is primarily a bedroom community with few major centers for entertainment and cultural events directly within its borders.
Wellington, and more specifically, The Palm Beach Polo and Country Club[1], is world-famous for equestrian activities such as polo.
Wellington Community High School is an A school, while Palm Beach Central High School is a B school The Palm Beach County school system allows students to attend magnet schools outside of the village if they so wish, though students are nominally assigned to schools in their own area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wellington,_Florida   (763 words)

 University of Southampton Libraries Special Collections - Wellington Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When he was eighteen, Wellington received a commission in the Seventy Third Regiment of Foot, and thereafter he moved through the ranks fairly rapidly, becoming a colonel in 1796, and through his demonstrable military prowess, a major general in 1802, a lieutenant general in 1808, a general in 1811 and field marshal in 1813.
Wellington was aide-de-camp to two successive Lords Lieutenant of Ireland, the Earl of Westmorland and Earl Fitzwilliam, 1787-1793, and between 1790 and 1797 he sat in the Irish Parliament as Member for the family seat of Trim (WP1/1-6).
Wellington was Lord High Constable for three successive coronations (George IV, William IV and Victoria), was special ambassador to St Petersburg for the funeral of Tsar Alexander in 1826 and was Constable of the Tower of London, 1826-52.
www.archives.lib.soton.ac.uk /wellington.shtml   (1446 words)

 Wellington Laboratories: Standards for Environmental Testing and Research
Wellington Laboratories Inc. is a world-leading producer and supplier of reference standards of potentially toxic, halogenated compounds that are of environmental concern.
Wellington Laboratories Inc. (Wellington) was incorporated in February 1980, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2005.
Wellington will continue its research efforts with the goal of developing additional reference standards of compounds that pose a risk to environmental and human health.
www.well-labs.com   (476 words)

 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 first holder of the title was Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), the noted Anglo-Irish general 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Duke_of_Wellington   (331 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Wellington, the county seat of Collingsworth County, is on U.S. Highway 83 in the south central part of the county.
The legislature validated the election, despite the fact that Wellington had not received the two-thirds majority necessary for a county seat to be located more than five miles from the center of the county.
By 1934 Wellington had paved streets, a sewage system, natural gas, four churches, a hospital, many gins, a cotton compress, an ice plant, a creamery, three banks, five produce houses, and a population of 3,570.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/WW/hgw2.html   (709 words)

 Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
On 15th November, 1830 Wellington's government was defeated in a vote in the House of Commons.
Wellington attended the opening of the Liverpool to Manchester Railway but was deeply upset by the way he was booed and hissed by the crowds as his train entered Manchester.
Wellington retired from public life in 1846 but in 1848 he organised a military force to protect London against possible Chartist violence at the large meeting at Kennington Common.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /PRwellington.htm   (1758 words)

The Archdiocese of Wellington occupies territory in both the main islands, comprising the following provinces: Taranaki, Wellington, and Hawkes Bay in the north island, and the greater portion of Nelson in the south island.
Wellington, the capital, owes its selection to the commanding position it occupies in Port Nicholson, the safest harbour in the dominion.
Francis Redwood, the first Archbishop of Wellington, and Metropolitan of New Zealand, was born in the Diocese of Birmingham, England, in 1839.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15580a.htm   (1085 words)

 OFFICIAL Website of Wellington Hotel in New York City - Central Manhattan Hotels - Manhattan Hotel Specials
The Wellington is within easy walking distance of Broadway theatres and many fine restaurants...
Among New York hotels, the Wellington stands out with a variety of accommodations including one-bedroom suites perfect for families and special occasions.
At New York's Wellington Hotel, all the excitement of New York will be in "the palm of your hand!" at prices that will surprise and delight you.
www.wellingtonhotel.com   (142 words)

Wellington and Thomas overstated customers' ability to exploit seasonal and other existing and known supply and demand forces in the cash markets for various commodities to profit on options on futures contracts in those commodities.
Wellington APs told customers that when the price of unleaded gasoline went up as the summer arrived, or the price of heating oil or unleaded gas went up as winter arrived, they would be making profits and that the APs had consistently made money for their customers.
Wellington shall never apply for registration or claim exemption from registration with the Commission in any capacity, and shall never engage in any activity requiring such registration or exemption from registration, or act as a principal, agent or officer of any person registered, exempted from registration or required to be registered with the Commission; and
www.cftc.gov /enf/99orders/enfwellington.htm   (4301 words)

 Wellington, KS
Wellington is the county seat of Sumner [SU] county in southern Kansas.
Wellington is fortunate in its access to transportation facilities; it's served by Interstate 35, Highways US 81 and US 160, the UP and Santa Fe railroads, and an excellent airport.
Wellington was first surveyed on April 4, 1871 and named for the Duke of Wellington.
skyways.lib.ks.us /towns/Wellington/index.html   (251 words)

 Wellington New Zealand Virtual Tour - Travel & Tourism for Wellington NZ
Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand / Aotearoa.
Wellington is a vibrant, scenic, windy, cosmopolitan, diverse, eccentric, maddening and hilarious place.
Wellington is host to an excellent Festival of the Arts every two years.
www.nz.com /new-zealand/tourism/wellington   (313 words)

 Wellington's Dispatches
In at least one instance, the Battle of Albuera, Wellington ordered his officers to re-write their combat reports in order to present more optimistic impressions than those really existing in the field.
Certainly it was only after he arrived in Spain that Wellington came to appreciate the full value of the many captured French documents regularly passed on to his headquarters by the Spanish.
A number of contemporaries criticized Wellington for treating his men's lives as "no more than mice in an air pump," but he was also known to have agonized over the losses suffered at the more difficult battles.
www.wtj.com /archives/wellington   (842 words)

 Wellington - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wellington was officially founded in 1840 and replaced Auckland as the capital in 1865.
Absolutely, positively, leadership: the story behind Wellington's regional revival; for a magazine that focuses on the importance of leadership, the story of Wellington's economic, cultural and social renaissance is grist to the mill.
The transition and revitalisation of the region is, at its heart, a story of leadership in action--the output of a succession and array of visionary leaders and committed managers.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/W/Wellngtn.asp   (353 words)

 WRFU - Home
Wellington Rugby is currently seeking applications for the position of Vodafone Wellington Lions Team Manager.
The New Zealand Post Wellington Rugby Academy is seeking applications for a Strength and Conditioning Coach who can lead the physical conditioning of Academy and Pre-Academy players to ensure the on-going growth and success of the Vodafone Wellington Lions Air New Zealand Cup team.
Wellington Rugby today announced that Jamie Joseph has been appointed as the new coach of the Vodafone Wellington Lions.
www.wrfu.co.nz   (709 words)

 Wellington Convention Centre - Home
Wellington Convention Centre is perfect for conferences of up to 2500 delegates.
The Wellington Convention Centre incorporates TSB Bank Arena, Michael Fowler Centre and Wellington Town Hall.
The Wellington Convention Centre is proud to be managing the venue previously known as The Event Centre Wellington.
www.wellingtonconventioncentre.com   (165 words)

 Wellington, New Zealand
From accommodation, restaurants and shops to sights and activities, transport and maps – this is the complete guide to Wellington.
Visit Wellington i-SITE Visitor Centre for information, and to book local and New Zealand attractions, transport and accommodation.
The group have confirmed they are coming to Wellington.
www.wellingtonnz.com   (162 words)

 Wellington Community Net Portal: A gateway to important Wellington region websites
The Wellington City Council website - news, information and services covering all aspects of city life; from city infrastructure and democratic processes to libraries, events and parks.
World-class infrastructure makes Wellington a home for smart businesses.
Wellington Community Net provides comprehensive information and services for community groups and neighbourhoods.
www.wellington.net.nz   (278 words)

 About Wellington, New Zealand
Explore Wellington and all it has to offer.
Find out a bit about Wellington before you arrive; some interesting facts and history about Wellington and New Zealand, what weather you can expect and virtual tours.
Interesting facts about Wellington, from its history to climate, population to politics.
www.wellingtonnz.com /AboutWellington   (139 words)

 Wellington Partners Venture Capital
Wellington Partners Venture Capital invests venture capital in young and creative Information and Communication Technology and Life Science companies that embrace, create and utilize global technology trends.
Wellington Partners ("Think Bigger") ranks among the most successful pan-European venture capital firms with a high-calibre network in Europe, Asia and the United States (Silicon Valley, Boston area).
Wellington Partners Venture Capital zählt zu den führenden Risikokapitalgebern in Europa.
www.wellington.de   (162 words)

 Wellington Management
Welcome to Wellington Management, where we are passionate about investing...about outstanding research, portfolio performance, client service and innovation.
Whether you entrust us with a portfolio or choose to advance your career here, you’ll quickly discover a commitment to excellence, stability, growth and integrity.
“Like many graduate students, I was attracted to Wellington Management for the firm’s outstanding reputation.
www.wellington.com   (127 words)

 Wellington Home Page - Wellington College Website
Wellington College was founded by Queen Victoria and Prime Minister The Earl of Derby in 1859 as the national monument to Britain's greatest military figure, the Duke of Wellington, who also served the country with distinction twice as Prime Minister.
Wellington College is a vibrant and popular co-educational boarding and day school where girls and boys learn to be leaders for life.
We encourage you to visit the school if you are not familiar with us or our work, or call us to talk further about your own particular interest in Wellington.
www.wellington-college.berks.sch.uk   (211 words)

 Embassy of The United States of America in Wellington, New Zealand.
Embassy of The United States of America in Wellington, New Zealand.
Thanksgiving came to Wellington again this year, thanks to Ambassador Bill McCormick, with the help of the Downtown Community Ministry, and volunteers from the NZ Chef's Association and the U.S. Embassy.
Over 150 traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinners, with all the trimmings and pecan pie to finish, were served to Wellingtonians in need.
wellington.usembassy.gov   (655 words)

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