The iconic naval victories of Admiral Lord Nelson (1758-1805) made him a British hero. Dr. Quintin Colville and Dr. James Davey pick out the moments in Nelson’s life that propelled him to greatness. This article […]
Lord Nelson’s reputation as one of the greatest naval minds of the Napoleonic Era is not a modern invention. He was considered a hero during his lifetime, long before Trafalgar, to the extent that many […]
August 1, 1798
Cairo, August 19, 1798 Your husband was killed by a cannonball while fighting on board his ship. He died honourably, and without suffering, as every soldier would wish to die.