Wellington

Wellington

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Wellington achieved fame as a soldier fighting the Mahratta in India. His later generalship fighting the French in Spain was rewarded by a dukedom and a grant from the house of Commons worth ?8 million in today's terms. After his defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo he became a politician. Unhappily married, he had several mistresses.show more

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  • Paperback
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753802589
  • 9780753802588