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Pakenham, Edward Michael “Ned”–#AtoZChallenge “P”

Welcome to “P” in the A to Z Challenge 2017. The 1st Duke of Wellington is my theme for this year’s Challenge. Edward Michael “Ned” Pakenham was one of Kitty’s brothers and served under his brother-in-law, the Duke of Wellington, in the Peninsular War. At the very young age of 16, the Pakenhams purchased Ned’s commission into the…