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A Young Gentleman at War: Lecture by Gareth Glover

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Gareth Glover is a former Royal Naval Officer who has studied the Napoleonic Wars for 40 years and his now a renowned military historian and foremost expert on British memoirs and archival material from across the world of this fascinating period of history.

Over the last ten years Gareth has brought together many hundreds of eyewitness statements from the Battle of Waterloo, known as the Waterloo Archive, an outstanding documentation of the period.

In 2008, he published “A Young Gentleman at War,the Letters of Captain Orlando Bridgeman.  Orlando, youngest son of the 1st Earl of Bradford, was ADC to 1st Viscount Hill, one of the Duke of Wellington’s key generals and this lecture considers his contribution and life in the time of Waterloo.

The lecture will be followed by a three-course dinner in the Granary Grill.

We are extremely grateful to Horobin Ltd for generously supporting this event.

Ticket Prices

Drinks Reception & Lecture – £15 per person

Lecture & Dinner – £39 per person

To book please contact Juliet Brown on 01952 852130 or e-mail: juliet@weston-park.com 

 

 

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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