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Horatio Lord Nelson

Brian Lavery

Horatio Lord Nelson

by Brian Lavery

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Published by British Library in association with the National Maritime Museum in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Nelson, Horatio Nelson, -- Viscount, -- 1758-1805.,
  • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian Lavery.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesBritish Library historic lives, Historic lives
    ContributionsNational Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22551010M
    ISBN 100712348018

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Southey's prose lets you be transported to the action whille taking care of a full description of the political aspects then by: 5. Robert Southey wrote this biography of Horatio Lord Nelson less than a decade after Nelson's death in The early 19th Century literary style typically rambles, but at other times concentrates on fascinating insight.

Also, having been published so close to the life and times of Nelson, the author assumes the reader recognizes names, places /5(). Nelson was a great self-dramatist of considerable vanity, who changed his baptismal name of Horace to the more sonorous Horatio at about the time Author: Geoffrey Moorhouse.

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Horatio Nelson was the sixth of 11 children of the village rector, Edmund Nelson, and his wife, Catherine. The Nelsons were genteel, scholarly, and poor. The family’s most important connection from which Nelson could expect preferment was that with a distant relation, Lord Walpole, the descendant of Sir Robert Walpole, who had been prime.

Horatio Hornblower is a protagonist character in a series of fiction books that were created and developed by C.S. Forester. The books have also appeared on various films, radio and Television series such as in the film named ‘Captain Horatio Hornblower’, and the A& E and ITV television series.

Get this from a library. Horatio Lord Nelson. [Brian Lavery] -- Presents a career biography of British naval leader Horatio Lord Nelson, following his rise through the ranks from his first peacetime posting at the age of twelve to his heroic death at the Battle.

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Most everyone in English high society seemed to know about the affair that Horatio Nelson, Vice Admiral of the British Fleet, was carrying on with Emma, Lady Hamilton, a striking beauty—and the. The English admiral and naval hero Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson (), was noted for his bravery and for his victories, including the decisive Battle of Trafalgar.

He ranks as the last great naval hero of a proud seafaring nation. Horatio Nelson was born at Burnham Thorpe on Sept. 29, He entered the Royal Navy at the age of 12, and by   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks The Life of Horatio, Lord Nelson by Robert Southey.

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Although his complex character often made him enemies and led to mistakes in both his public and private life, he was an unrivaled seaman, an original and brave tactician, and a charismatic leader.

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He triumphed at Cape St. Vincent and the Nile, but failed a. Horatio Nelson, King's Lynn, Norfolk. likes 1 talking about this. Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September – 21 October ) was an English flag officer Followers: Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (29 September – 21 October ) was an English sea captain in the Royal was born at the rectory of the village of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk.

Nelson commanded the British fleet during the Napoleonic Wars, fighting the French and was blind in one eye, after being wounded in battle.

During the Battle of Trafalgar, his greatest victory, he. This biography of Horatio Nelson juxtaposes details of his daily life, loves, friendships and opinions with the great events which make him one of the most memorable figures in British history. This is the story of the man who saved Britain from invasion and gave it maritime supremacy.

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This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.Horatio Nelson - Horatio Nelson - Victory at Trafalgar: Bonaparte was known to be preparing for renewed war, and, two days before it broke out, Nelson, in Maywas given command in the Mediterranean, hoisting his flag in the Victory.

Once again he was to blockade Toulon, now with the object of preventing a rendezvous between the French ships there with those at Brest in the Atlantic and.Born on 29 September in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, Horatio Nelson was the sixth of the 11 children of a clergyman.

He joined the navy a on a ship commanded by a maternal uncle. He became.