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Wellington Wellington S Momentous Victory Over Napoleon Was The Culminating Point Of A Brilliant Military Career Yet Wellington S Achievements Were Far From Over He Commanded The Allied Army Of Occupation In France To The End Of 1818, Returned Home To A Seat In Lord Liverpool S Cabinet, And Became Prime Minister In 1828 He Later Served As A Senior Minister In Peel S Government And Remained Commander In Chief Of The Army For A Decade Until His Death In 1852 In This Richly Detailed Work, The Second And Concluding Volume Of Rory Muir S Definitive Biography, The Author Offers A Substantial Reassessment Of Wellington S Significance As A Politician And A Nuanced View Of The Private Man Behind The Legend Of The Selfless Hero Muir Presents New Insights Into Wellington S Determination To Keep Peace At Home And Abroad, Achieved By Maintaining Good Relations With The Continental Powers And Resisting Radical Agitation While Granting Political Equality To The Catholics In Ireland Rather Than Risk Civil War And Countering One Dimensional Pictures Of Wellington As A National Hero, Muir Paints A Portrait Of A Well Rounded Man Whose Austere Demeanor On The Public Stage Belied His Entertaining, Gossipy, Generous, And Unpretentious Private Self.

  • Hardcover
  • 728 pages
  • Wellington
  • Rory Muir
  • English
  • 10 April 2017
  • 0300187866

About the Author: Rory Muir

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10 thoughts on “Wellington

  1. says:

    The second volume of Rory Muir s magnificent biography of the Iron Duke covers the Waterloo campaign and Wellington s long political career We tend to think of him as a soldier, yet Wellington was an Irish MP before he had ever heard a shot fired in anger, and he left the office of Commander in Chief of the British army three times to fill political posts, including that of Prime Minister 1828 30 He was basically a Tory who believed in effective government over rigid ideological principles The second volume of Rory Muir s magnificent biography of the Iron Duke covers the Waterloo campaign and Wellington s long political career We tend to think of him as a soldier, yet Wellington was an Irish MP before he had eve...

  2. says:

    Rory Muir s Wellington Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814 1852 fully lives up to the wonderful first volume of his massive biography of Arthur Wellsley, Duke of Wellington The two volumes together are a tour de force and will, I believe, be seen as the definitive biography of Wellington for many, many years to come.First, Muir s research is impeccable and copious This is certainly a piece of understatement on my part In fact, Muir has created a Wellington database that is available onl Rory Muir s Wellington Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814 1852 fully lives up to the wonderful first volume of his massive biography of Arthur Wellsley, Duke of Wellington The two volumes together are a tour de for...

  3. says:

    Excellent, honest biography Strikes a balance with chronology vs covering specific subjects Will likely read volume 1 soon.

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