The death of Wellington, in France.

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The death of Wellington, in France.

Postby Josh&Historyland » 04 Oct 2016 19:54

Random thought today, how was the Duke of Wellington's death reported/received (celebrated?) in France? Any ideas?

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Re: The death of Wellington, in France.

Postby BingandNelsonFan » 08 Oct 2016 23:26

Hi, Josh!

Here's an article that was published in the "Hertford Mercury and Reformer" on 25 Sep 1852. The title was "The Duke of Wellington and the French Press", and it discusses the various reactions of the French reporters to the Duke's death. It was too long to type this evening, so click on the link to see the article. If you can't read it, let me know, and I'll work on typing it out! (Be sure to click on the image to enlarge to full size.)


http://www.sarahbethonline.com/photos/forumpics/Wellington%20and%20the%20French%20Press%20Hertford%20Mercury%20and%20Reformer%2025%20Sep%201852.jpg

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Re: The death of Wellington, in France.

Postby Mark » 10 Oct 2016 15:47

Josh

An interesting topic to share over on the Napoleonic Wars Forum, if you haven't already done so?! :D

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