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Raglan, Fitzroy Somerset, Lord

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Youngest son of the Duke of Beaufort; entered the army at sixteen; served with distinction all through the Peninsular War; became aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, and his military secretary; lost his right arm at Waterloo; did diplomatic service at Paris in 1815, and held afterwards a succession of important military posts; was appointed commander-in-chief of the British forces in the Crimea, and was present at all the engagements till attacked by cholera, aggravated by a repulse and unjust reflections on his conduct of the war, he sank exhausted and died (1788-1855).


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Raglan, Fitzroy Somerset, Lord'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/r/raglan-fitzroy-somerset-lord.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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