Arthur Wellesley


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Noun1.Arthur Wellesley - British general and statesmanArthur Wellesley - British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
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The current duke, also called Arthur Wellesley, says he sees the funny side.
The novelist Sir Walter Scott and Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington and victor in the battle of Waterloo, stayed where in the North East on this day in 1827?
Founded in 1831 by the Duke of Wellington, Sir Arthur Wellesley, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) deals with defence and security studies and its reports are considered as well researched and authentic throughout the world.
Hunter boots' meandering climb to prominence actually began two centuries ago, In 1817, Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington--and a man who clearLy didn't like wardrobe changes--decided he wanted a boot versatile enough to wear on the battlefield, on the fox hunt and straight into the dining room, Wellesley fancied the cut of the Hessian boot and instructed his London shoemaker to make him a pair out of calfskin leather.
The readers are also reminded that the year of betrothal is the same as of Tipu Sultan's heroic last stand at Seringapatam against the overwhelming forces of Brigadier Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington.
British Prime Minister Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke Of Wellington, gave his name to the dish Beef Wellington, but there is no evidence the Iron Duke ever ate the dish himself during the 19th century.
"Scum of the Earth: A Play in One Act" pairs anachronistic characters Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), with a living contemporary, Peter Benjamin, Lord Mandelson of Foy.
He compared Waterford's Derek McGrath and Kilkenny supremo Brian Cody to Napoleon and Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, who led their armies at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo.
A 2011 B 2012 C 2013 D 2014 QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: Which item of clothing was named after Sir Arthur Wellesley's ennobled title?
Peninsular r HEROIC TALES: Steve McQueen's Great War Wellington in Spain SEE THE SITES: This war fought in the Iberian Peninsula was pivotal to the young Sir Arthur Wellesley becoming the Duke of Wellington and in the downfall of Napoleon.