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  1. Thomas Picton's Carmarthen obelisk to reference slavery links 200 memorials linked to slave trade and activists in Wales The new works are part of the Reframing Picton project being undertaken by ...

  2. 10 de mar. de 2021 · Picton was tried in London before the Court of King’s Bench on February 24, 1806. At the heart of the trial was Louisa Calderón (1787-1825), a 13 year old girl of mixed racial ancestry who was subjected in 1801 to a kind of torture known as “picketing” — now colloquially called “Picton-ing.”. This trial, and the act of torture it ...

  3. Sir Thomas Picton, född 24 augusti 1758 i Pembrokeshire i Wales, död 18 juni 1815 vid Slaget vid Waterloo var en brittisk officer som deltog i flera olika krig för Storbritannien. Han föddes i Poyston i södra Pembrokeshire som yngste son till Thomas Picton. [ 1] Han gick med i armén 1771 och blev fänrik i det tolfte infanteriregementet ...

  4. 26 de nov. de 2021 · A statue of enslaver and Waterloo war hero Sir Thomas Picton has been boxed up at Cardiff's City Hall. The time has come for decisions on what to do with Wales' 209 memorials to people with links ...

  5. Sir Thomas Picton was the most senior officer to die at the Battle of Waterloo, and this posthumous portrait is based on an earlier painting by Shee. Picton came to prominence during the Napoleonic Wars and fought with Wellington in the Peninsular campaign.

  6. 3 de nov. de 2021 · Mae portread o’r Is-gadfridog Syr Thomas Picton wedi ei dynnu lawr o arddangosfa yn Amgueddfa Cymru er mwyn cael ei ail-ddehongli a’i arddangos eto dros y misoedd nesaf. Roedd y portread gan yr artist Syr Martin Archer Shee wedi cael ei arddangos yn yr amgueddfa yng Nghaerdydd ers 1907. Cafodd Picton ei ystyried yn arwr am flynyddoedd, ond ...

  7. Picton, Sir Thomas (1758–1815). Soldier. Born in Pembrokeshire, he joined the army at 13, but was put on half-pay at the peace in 1783. In 1794 he volunteered for service in the West Indies and fought with distinction, being appointed governor of Trinidad, captured from the Spaniards, in 1797.