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Lord Nelson

Military (29-Sep-1758 — 21-Oct-1805)


David Cannadine. Admiral Lord Nelson: Context & Legacy. Basingstoke, Hants, England: Palgrave Macmillan. 2005. 201pp.

Martyn Downer. Nelson's Purse: An Extraordinary Historical Detective Story Shedding New Light on the Life of Britains Greatest Naval Hero. London: Bantam Press. 2004. 424pp.

Christopher Hibbert. Nelson: A Personal History. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. 1994. 472pp.

Roger Knight. The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson. London: Penguin / Allen Lane. 2005. 874pp.

Andrew Lambert. Nelson: Britannia's God of War. London: Faber and Faber. 2004. 446pp.

John Sugden. Nelson: A Dream of Glory. London: Jonathan Cape. 2004. 943pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1072)

  6. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.541)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.722)

  8. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (pp.321-23)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.365)

  10. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.496)

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