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Wellington : a personal history

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1997.
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A look at the private life of one of the leading figures in British history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
Wellington.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1997
(OCoLC)639842034
Named Person: Arthur Wellesley Wellington, Duke of; Arthur Wellesley Wellington, Duke of; Arthur Wellesley of Wellington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hibbert
ISBN: 0201632322 9780201632323
OCLC Number: 36954545
Description: xiii, 460 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt 1. 1769-1815. Eton, Dublin and Angers, 1769-87 --
An officer in the 33rd, 1787-93 --
The first campaign, 1794-5 --
A voyage to India, 1796-8 --
The tiger of Mysore, 1799 --
The governor of Mysor, 1799 --
The sultan's palace, 1800-1 --
Assaye, 1802-5 --
Return to London, 1805-6 --
Kitty Pakenham, 1790-1806 --
Ireland and Denmark, 1806-7 --
Portugal, 1808 --
Board of enquiry, 1808 --
Across the Douro, 1809 --
'A whole host of marshals', 1809-10 --
From Bussaco to El Bodon, 1810-11 --
Life at headquarters, 1820-12 --
Badajoz, Salamanca and Madrid, 1812 --
Retreat to Portugal, 1812 --
From Vitoria to the frontier, 1812-13 --
St. Jean de Luz, 1813 --
In London again, 1814 --
Paris and Vienna, 1814-15 --
Brussels, 1815 --
Waterloo, 1815 --
pt. 2. 1815-52. The ambassador, 1815 --
Cambrai and Vitry, 1815-18 --
Stratfield Saye, 1818-20 --
King George IV and Queen Caroline, 1820-1 --
Husband and wife, 1821 --
Vienna and Verona, 1822-4 --
St. Petersburg and the northern counties, 1825-7 --
The prime minister, 1828-9 --
Battersea Fields and Scotland Yard, 1829 --
The death of the king, 1829-30 --
Riots and repression, 1830-2 --
A bogy to the mob, 1832 --
Oxford University and Apsley House, 1832-4 --
Lady friends, 1834 --
The foreign secretary, 1834-6 --
Portraits and painters, 1830-50 --
Life at Walmer Castle, 1830-50 --
The young queen, 1837-9 --
Grand old man, 1839-50 --
The Horse Guards and the House of Lords, 1842-50 --
Hyde Park corner, 1845-6 --
Disturbers of the peace, 1846-51 --
Growing old, 1850-1 --
Last days, 1851-2 --
The way to St. Paul's, 1852.
Responsibility: Christopher Hibbert.
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