Tag: Kitty Pakenham

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…

Kitty Pakenham–#AtoZChallenge “K”

Welcome to “K” in the A to Z Challenge 2017. The 1st Duke of Wellington is my theme for this year’s Challenge. Kitty Pakenham, née Catherine Sarah Dorothea Pakenham, was the 1st Duke of Wellington’s wife and the mother of his two sons. They met in Ireland and well before the future duke was established,…