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. Well, what did he do?
When George the Fourth was still reigning over the privacies of Windsor, when the Duke of Wellington was Prime Minister, and Mr.
I often see his footmen lounging at the back gate, and the Duke of Wellington's house is not far off.
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.
F., which sounds military, and rather like the Duke of Wellington.'
The Duke of Wellington Regiment battalions, mainly the 4th and 5th, put in a major attack alongside two other battalions from 146 Brigade on September 3.
SALLY ALLY ALL HIND THE DAILYRECORD last night planted a golden cone on GLASGOW's Duke of Wellington statue - in honour of Team Scotland's brilliant medal haul.
"In the early 1980s there were a handful of pubs or so that sold real ale; Bachus, Bridge Hotel, Cooperage, Crown Posada, Cumberland Arms, Duke of Wellington (High Bridge), Globe (Shieldfield), Haymarket, Mitre, Old George and Royal Buffet at the Theatre Royal.