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In at the death: the British army and the overthrow of Napoleon in 1814

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“The British Army and the Overthrow of Napoleon in 1814: ”


Professor Charles Esdaile
A lecture and sandwich lunch
12.30-2.00pm Wednesday 16 April 2014
Hosted by
The Fusiliers Museum London in the
Officer's Mess of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
HM Tower of London

This year is the bicentenary of the defeat of the Emperor Napoleon by the forces of the sixth coalition. The British and their Portuguese and Spanish allies invaded France across the Pyrenees in the last act of the peninsular |War.

Professor Charles Esdaile is Professor of Modern History at the University of Liverpool. He is a leading historian of the Napoleonic wars who has written extensively about the Peninsular War. .

Our hosts will be the Fusiliers Museum and the event includes a sandwich lunch a glass of wine and the opportunity to network in the exclusive surroundings of the Fusiliers mess in HM Tower of London.

If you would like to attend this lunchtime talk, please make a donation of £25 for each attendee (£20 for members of the Battlefields Trust) and email your name, contact number and any special requirements (dietary/mobility) to On receipt, email confirmation will be sent together with directions to the venue. If you have any questions, please ring 0207 387 6620. We look forward to welcoming you.

In order for you to be receive a pass allowing you access to the RRF Building inside the Tower of London and be included in the catering you must book at least 48 hours before the event.

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The Battlefields Trust

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The Battlefields Trust aims to protect battlefields from insensitive development, provide a range of battle-related activities and information, liaise with other organisations with on common issues, and improve the interpretation and preservation of battlefields.

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