Wellington made Duke

portrait of the Duke of WellingtonOwing to his defeat of Napoleon, Wellington is elevated to 1st Duke of Wellington on 3 May 1814. Image: Sir Thomas Lawrence, Portrait of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1814). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


Sean Grass, “On the Death of the Duke of Wellington, 14 September 1852″

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May 1814

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