Lady de Lancey at Waterloo: A Story of Duty and Devotion

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Spellmount, 2000 - History - 213 pages
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This is the intriguing and fully authenticated story of the British Army's first professional staff officer, his beautiful Scottish bride, and their doomed marriage. It includes the full text of both the "Narrative" and the little-known "Abridged Version," originally titled A Week At Waterloo in 1815: Lady de Lancey's Narrative: being an account of how she nursed her husband, Colonel Sir W H Lancey, Quartermaster General of the Army, who was mortally wounded in the great battle.

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Contents

The De Lancey Family
3
Military Beginnings
9
Learning His Trade
17
Copyright

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David Miller is Professor of Political Theory, University of Oxford, and an Official Fellow of Nuffield College. In 2002 he was elected to a Fellowship of the British Academy.

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