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  1. Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton GCB (24 August 1758 [1] – 18 June 1815) was a Welsh military officer and colonial administrator who fought in the Napoleonic Wars. According to the historian Alessandro Barbero, Picton was "respected for his courage and feared for his irascible temperament".

  2. Thomas Picton GCB GCTE (24 de agosto de 1758 – 18 de junho de 1815) foi um general do exército britânico de origem galesa, que foi baleado na cabeça na batalha de Waterloo. [ 1] . Ele comandou a Divisão de Picton, que formou a direita do dispositivo anglo-holandês durante a batalha, incluindo o 92nd Gordon's Highlander.

  3. 18 de jun. de 2015 · By Neil Prior. BBC News. The name of Haverfordwest's Sir Thomas Picton is celebrated in schools, pubs, on the streets and even in towns around the world, but does it deserve to be? Born on 24...

  4. 1 de mar. de 2024 · Sir Thomas Picton died at the Battle of Waterloo on 18 June 1815, at the helm of his Division despite severe wounds sustained two days earlier. He was the most senior officer killed in that battle. In the only surviving war diary by a common Welsh soldier, Private Thomas Jeremiah described him as 'our commander, right hand man and ...

  5. Thomas Picton – also known as the Tyrant of Trinidad, or the Blood-Stained Governor – is a controversial figure. Historically he has been hailed a public ‘hero’, but his governance of Trinidad and his treatment of slaves marks him out as a particularly cruel leader.

  6. Explore the controversial legacy of Thomas Picton, a Welsh general who fought in the Peninsular War and was killed at Waterloo. Learn about his role in the slave trade, his trial for torture, and his memorial in Wales.

  7. 1 de jun. de 2007 · Draper's catalogue of terms—“sudden,” “unexpected,” “electric,” “surprise,” “astonishment,” “delightful horror,” “Sublime and Beautiful”—directs us to the Gothic. In the complaints of Picton and his defenders, a concern can be seen about how, as well as for whom, sensations were being produced.