Tag: Marshal Soult

Toulouse, Battle of–#AtoZChallenge “T”

Welcome to “T” in the A to Z Challenge 2017. The 1st Duke of Wellington is my theme for this year’s Challenge. From www.napoleonguide.com I found a short summary of the Battle of Toulouse, fought in April 1814 between Wellington and Marshal Soult (remember him from when I posted about the Duke as Marquess of…

Douro, Marquess of–#AtoZChallenge “D”

Welcome to “D” in the A to Z Challenge 2017. The Duke of Wellington is my theme for this year’s Challenge. Wellington and his heirs are sometimes called “Marquess of Douro.” Where did this name originate? When Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Wellesley, later the Duke of Wellington, arrived in Portugal in May 1809 as the new…