The Trafalgar Way And John Richards Lapenotiere Black Plaque Photo

The Trafalgar Way and John Richards Lapenotiere black plaque - The Trafalgar Way. Brentford & Chiswick. On Monday 21st October 1805 the Royal Navy decisively defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar on the south west coast of Spain. This victory permanently removed the threat of invasion of England by the armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. The first official dispatches with the momentous news of the victory,and the death in action of Vice Admiral Lord Nelson,were carried on board H.M. Schooner PICKLE by her captain Lieutenant John Richards

The Trafalgar Way And John Richards Lapenotiere Black Plaque Map


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