Há 1 dia · Wellesley rose to prominence as a general during the Peninsular campaign of the Napoleonic Wars, and was promoted to the rank of field marshal after leading the allied forces to victory against the French Empire at the Battle of Vitoria in 1813.
25 de nov. de 2023 · Granby Street commemorates the most popular of English generals, the "Marquis" of that name; and the name Mornington, no doubt, was given to the crescent out of compliment to the Earl of Mornington, GovernorGeneral of India, the brother of the Duke of Wellington, and afterwards better known as the Marquis of Wellesley.
Há 6 dias · The British acquired Province Wellesley, as they subsequently named it, to provide more agricultural land and as a defensive bulwark against any cross-strait invasion of Penang Island from the mainland.
Há 5 dias · Charles Wellesley: 2010 Duke of la Conquista: 1847 1847 Alfonso Miguel de Egaña y Huerta: 2018 Duke of Dato: 1921 1921 María del Pilar Espinosa de los Monteros y Sainz-Tovar: 2014 Duke of Denia: 1882 1882 Victoria Elisabeth de Hohenlohe-Langenburg y Schmidt-Polex: 2018 Duke of Dúrcal: 1885 1885 María Cristina Patiño y Borbón: 2003
29 de nov. de 2023 · Rickmansworth is a large parish on the Buckinghamshire and Middlesex border of the county, and has since 1898 been divided into three civil parishes, Rickmansworth Urban, Rickmansworth Rural, and Chorleywood. (fn. 1) There is also a detached portion of Rickmansworth Rural.
30 de nov. de 2023 · We are firm believers in the maxim that for all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad. Reviewing Goethe's Sämmtliche Werke, Vollständige Ausgabe Letzter Hand (1827). Reprinted in Carlyle, Critical and Miscellaneous Essays (1845).
28 de nov. de 2023 · What are your plans for your classes and research as you get started at Wellesley? I’m looking forward to collaborating with various departments and developing team-taught courses. I want to make women’s and gender studies the home for everybody who is interested in questions of gender, race, and sexuality.