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Et Gloria in Saecula

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Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

(1769 – 1852)

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Portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Painted 1815, after the Battle of Waterloo

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Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May 1769 – 14 September  1852). A soldier and statesman. The leading military and political figure of 19th century Great Britain. Wellesley’s victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo (1815) placed him in the highest of all ranks of our military heroes. His legacy is, and shall remain, enduring.

 

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Elizabeth-Regina

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Adversitate. Custodi. Per Verum

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