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  1. Há 5 dias · Duke of Wellington Ok - probably a misquote from the original “I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names, he trembles as I do.” Or a mashup of this and his other quotation about his army “ Ours is composed of the scum of the earth—the mere scum of the earth.” But I prefer the misquote itself.

  2. Há 5 dias · 590 votes. 129 voters. Voting Rules. Vote up the royal quotes that made you say, "They did NOT say that." "Let them eat cake." "We are not amused." Some of the best-known royalty quotes are also among the most inaccurate, as the credited royals likely didn't even say them in the first place. As some of the world's most well-documented figures ...

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Robert_PeelRobert Peel - Wikipedia

    Há 4 dias · Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, FRS (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850), was a British Conservative statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834–1835, 1841–1846), simultaneously serving as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1834–1835), and twice as Home Secretary (1822–1827, 1828–1830). He is regarded as the father ...

  4. Há 1 dia · Itosu supposedly quotes the Duke of Wellington in his cleverly argued prose: “Don’t forget what the Duke of Wellington said after defeating Emperor Napoleon, “Today’s victory was first achieved from discipline attained on the playgrounds of our elementary schools”.

  5. Há 4 dias · I came across thisprint from 1828 of the Duke Of Wellington. I was wondering if there was anyone here that could provide some context/explanation of the humor. Ie: why is he depicted as a mute, or described as an undertaker and cabinetmake

  6. Há 5 dias · Mysore Wars. Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley (born June 20, 1760, Dangan, County Meath, Ireland—died September 26, 1842, London, England) was a British statesman and government official. Wellesley, as governor of Madras (now Chennai) and governor-general of Bengal (both 1797–1805), greatly enlarged the British Empire in India ...

  7. Há 1 dia · Once you’ve crossed the line and recomposed yourself, shuffle to Admiralty Arch after the finish line at the end of the Mall, and search for the ‘London Nose’. Find the pink nose in the arch, and rub it for luck, as cavalryman did when it they believed it to be the Duke of Wellington’s nose.