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Admiral Lord Nelson
Posted: 16 March 2011 in Military Leaders
Tags: american war of independence, battle of trafalgar, horatio nelson, north west passage, royal navy

Horatio Nelson was born on 29 September 1758, at Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk. His father, Rev Edmund Nelson, was the local rector of All Saints’ Church. His mother, Catherine Suckling, was related to Sir Robert Walpole, the man generally credited with being Britain’s first prime minister. Nelson entered the navy in 1771, through the good […]


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