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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.
Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.
A baronet (or; abbreviated Bart or Bt) or the rare female equivalent, a baronetess (or; abbreviation Btss), is the holder of a baronetcy, an hereditary title awarded by the British Crown.
The Battle of Cape St Vincent (14 February 1797) was one of the opening battles of the Anglo-Spanish War (1796–1808), as part of the French Revolutionary Wars, where a British fleet under Admiral Sir John Jervis defeated a larger Spanish fleet under Admiral Don José de Córdoba y Ramos near Cape St. Vincent, Portugal.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
Broke Hall is an English country house at Nacton, near Ipswich, Suffolk.
The Broke, later Broke–Middleton Baronetcy, of Broke Hall in the County of Suffolk, was a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.
Captain (Capt) is a senior officer rank of the Royal Navy.
The Capture of USS Chesapeake, or the Battle of Boston Harbor, was fought on 1 June 1813, between the Royal Navy's frigate and American frigate, as part of the War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain.
Major-General Sir Charles Broke Vere (21 February 1779 – 1 April 1843), né Broke, was a British soldier and Conservative Member of Parliament.
The Chief Baron of the Exchequer was the first "baron" (i.e., judge) of the English Exchequer of Pleas.
Commander is a common naval and air force officer rank.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.
The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from 1792 until 1802 and resulting from the French Revolution.
A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.
Admiral Sir George Nathaniel Broke-Middleton, CB, 3rd Baronet (26 April 1812 – 14 January 1887) was a British Royal Navy officer.
Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).
HMS Shannon was a 38-gun ''Leda''-class frigate of the Royal Navy.
Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, located on the estuary of the River Orwell, about north east of London.
Ipswich School is an independent school for children aged 3 to 18 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
John "Jack" Aubrey, is a fictional character in the Aubrey–Maturin series of novels by Patrick O'Brian.
James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer.
A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch, bishop or other political leader for service to the monarch or a Christian Church, especially in a military capacity.
Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.
A midshipman is an officer of the junior-most rank, in the Royal Navy, United States Navy, and many Commonwealth navies.
Nacton is a civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal region of Suffolk, England, taking its name from the village within it.
The Naval Gold Medal was awarded between 1793 and 1815 to senior officers of the Royal Navy for specified actions.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
Patrick O'Brian, CBE (12 December 1914 – 2 January 2000), born Richard Patrick Russ, was an English novelist and translator, best known for his Aubrey–Maturin series of sea novels set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, and centred on the friendship of the English naval captain Jack Aubrey and the Irish–Catalan physician Stephen Maturin.
Philip Broke (1702 – 21 September 1762) was an English politician, Member of Parliament for Ipswich.
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo William Parry Wallis, (12 April 1791 – 13 February 1892) was a Royal Navy officer.
Rear admiral is a naval commissioned officer rank above that of a commodore (U.S equivalent of Commander) and captain, and below that of a vice admiral.
Rear admiral (RAdm) is a flag officer rank of the British Royal Navy.
Sir Richard Broke or Brooke (died 1529), was an English judge, who served as Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
The Royal Naval Academy was a facility established in 1733 in Portsmouth Dockyard to train officers for the Royal Navy.
Royal Naval Dockyard, Halifax was a Royal Navy base in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 1759 to 1905.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Sir William Fowle Middleton, 1st Baronet (8 November 1748 – 26 December 1829) was an English Member of Parliament and High Sheriff.
The Fortune of War is the sixth historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series by British author Patrick O'Brian, first published in 1979.
The Surgeon's Mate is the seventh historical novel in the Aubrey–Maturin series written by Patrick O'Brian, first published in 1980.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Chesapeake was a 38-gun wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy.
The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies from June 1812 to February 1815.