Sunday 11 December 2016

Time to claim Wellington of Waterloo as one of our own

Published 14/06/2015 | 02:30

Illustration by Jim Cogan
Illustration by Jim Cogan

Thursday marks the bicentenary of the battle of Waterloo, Britain's greatest military victory. But it was won by an Irishman.

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At six o'clock the Duke of Wellington

Rode out on Copenhagen, his fresh horse,

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