Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814–1852
Released! 06/09/2015
Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814–1852
by Rory Muir
Hardcover

Wellington’s momentous victory over Napoleon was the culminating point of a brilliant military career. Yet Wellington’s achievements were far from over: he commanded the allied army of occupation in France to the end of 1818, returned home to a seat in Lord Liverpool’s cabinet, and became prime minister in 1828. He later served as a senior minister in Peel’s government and remained Commander-in-Chief of the Army for a decade until his death in 1852.
 
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