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Lawrence - Henry William Paget N070452 Featured Apsley House Image

Lawrence - Henry William Paget N070452

APSLEY HOUSE, London. "Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey" (1768-1854) by Sir Thomas LAWRENCE (1769-1830). WM 1474-1948. Despite personal differences with the Duke of Wellington, in 1815 General Paget commanded the Cavalry Corps. He successfully covered the withdrawal of the Allies following the Battle of Quatre Bras. At the Battle of Waterloo he led a spectacular cavalry charge that turned back D'Erlon's Corps from their assault. One of the last cannon shots fired that day hit Paget in the right leg, necessitating its amputation. According to anecdote he was close to Wellington when he was hit, exclaiming, "By God, sir, I've lost my leg!" To which Wellington replied, "By God, sir, so you have!"

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Wellington Arch and Apsley House N110231 Featured Apsley House Image

Wellington Arch and Apsley House N110231

APSLEY HOUSE and WELLINGTON ARCH, Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, London. "Triumphal Arch and Duke of Wellington's Statue" by T H Shepherd. Published in Shepherd's "The history of mighty London and its environs" in 1855. Engraving dated 1850. From the Mayson Beeton Collection

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Pieneman - General Sir James Shaw Kennedy N070510 Featured Apsley House Image

Pieneman - General Sir James Shaw Kennedy N070510

APSLEY HOUSE, London. General Sir James Shaw Kennedy (1788-1865) sketched by Jan Willem PIENEMAN in 1821 (WM 1540-1948). In 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, Captain Kennedy served on the staff of Alten's 3rd Division, which withstood several French cavalry charges. During the battle he was struck in the side and out of action for a period, one of his horses was killed and another was wounded under him. He was later noted as a historian of the battle

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