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The Funeral and Burial of Admiral Lord Nelson – 9 January 1806

To this day, Admiral Lord Nelson remains one of Britain’s most heroic figures, military or otherwise. His leadership ability along with his firm grasp of naval strategy and tactics combined to make him a formidable force in the Royal Navy. The Napoleonic Wars provided Nelson with a stage on which to prove his heroism, as wars are ought to do.… Read more →