Duke of Wellington


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Noun1.Duke of Wellington - British general and statesmanDuke of Wellington - British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
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In a word, the whale was seized and sold, and his Grace the Duke of Wellington received the money.
They could exchange their views concerning the Duke of Wellington, whose conduct in the Catholic Question had thrown such an entirely new light on his character; and speak slightingly of his conduct at the battle of Waterloo, which he would never have won if there hadn't been a great many Englishmen at his back, not to speak of Blucher and the Prussians, who, as Mr.
He didn't understand politics himself,--thought they were a natural gift,--but by what he could make out, this Duke of Wellington was no better than he should be.
He had suspicions of his father, the Duke of Wellington.
When George the Fourth was still reigning over the privacies of Windsor, when the Duke of Wellington was Prime Minister, and Mr.
If you like I will say that I believe in the church of the Duke of Wellington and Mr.
The pictures of George Whitefield and the Duke of Wellington hung there, one on each side of the mirror, and frowned so sternly at me all the time I was in, especially if I dared peep in the mirror, which was the only one in the house that didn't twist my face a little.
which sounds military, and rather like the Duke of Wellington.
A RARE early 19th-century court wig which belonged to a Lichfield MP who fought under the Duke of Wellington has been discovered.
Starting from the Duke of Wellington Inn in the centre of Danby, we walk in a southerly direction down the slope of Dale End to pass Bridge Green (right).
A man dressed as Santa joined the Duke of Wellington on the back of his horse.
And your local winner, the pub representing your area in the national final, is the Duke of Wellington in Durham, DH1 3QN.