Tags » Horatio Nelson

Regency Personalities Series-Thomas Fortescue Kennedy

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 1,346 more words

Writing

Interesting Jamaican connections from the 18th century: Charles Henry Knowles

In the 18th century, Glasgow and its University had strong links with the Caribbean colony of Jamaica.  One of the most interesting individuals that I have come across in my project is  464 more words

Commonwealth Of Nations

HMS Trafalgar


The launch of HMS Trafalgar

HMS Trafalgar was a 120 gun ship of the Line built at Woolwich in 1840-41. In an age of great change for the Royal Navy she was the last ship of her type to be built. 118 more words

History

Of Birds, Domesticity, Sleep and Good Catteries

Breakfasted with the lark this morning. Or, more accurately with the blackbird. There may be larks in this patch of London, but I have not heard them. 534 more words

Cat

Wordy Wednesday: Mistakes

Today, I wanted to find some inspiring words about Mistakes. What I found made me laugh and I must share the joke with all of you.  81 more words

Quotes

Sir John Moore and Admiral Horatio Nelson

That Sir John Moore and Admiral Nelson, two of the most notable leaders in British History, should have met and operated together in the attack on Corsica in 1794 may note be unusual or particularly noteworthy.  318 more words

British Army Officers

Regency Personalities Series-Sir William Hotham

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 1,232 more words

Writing