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  1. Wellington's Tories won a plurality but continuing divisions on the reform issue resulted in the loss of a vote of confidence on 15 November 1830. Wellington had to resign and, on 22 November, Earl Grey formed the Whig administration which eventually passed the Representation of the People Act 1832 (the "Great Reform Act") on 7 June 1832.

  2. 09/11/2022 · The family’s influence grew and they reportedly helped to finance the Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon in the 1815 Battle of Waterloo. De Rothschild was married three times: in 1966 to model Jeannette Bishop; in 1973 to Victoria Schott, the daughter of a Florida property developer with whom he shares three children; and in 2000 to American lawyer and businesswoman, Lynn Forester.

  3. In 1821 George IV appointed Sir John Jervis as a second admiral of the fleet, to balance the Duke of Wellington ' s promotion as a second Field Marshal in the British Army. In 1830 King William IV increased the number of admirals of the fleet to three, though these additional lifetime postings subsequently lapsed.

  4. George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, KG, KT, PC, FRS, FRSE, FSA Scot (28 January 1784 – 14 December 1860), styled Lord Haddo from 1791 to 1801, was a British statesman, diplomat and landowner, successively a Tory, Conservative and Peelite politician and specialist in foreign affairs.

  5. Wellington's troops made a forced crossing of the Douro and defeated the French, forcing their Marshall-general Jean-de-Dieu Soult to withdraw from Porto. Soult was outnumbered and expelled from Portugal; the positioning of Beresford's forces compelled the French to leave Portugal by the poor roads through Montalegre.

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Irish_GuardsIrish Guards - Wikipedia

    In November 1942, during the Second World War, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg joined the British Army as a volunteer in the Irish Guards. [14] In March 1943 the 1st Battalion landed, with the rest of the 24th Guards Brigade , in Tunisia , to fight in the final stages of the campaign in North Africa .

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Apsley_HouseApsley House - Wikipedia

    The Waterloo Gallery is named after the Duke's famous victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. The Waterloo Banquet was held annually to commemorate the famous victory of 18 June 1815. The first banquets were held in the Dining Room but in 1828 when Wyatt completed the Waterloo Gallery the banquet was moved there and became a much larger event, seating 74 as opposed to 36 in the dining ...