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Examples of Duke of Wellington

Sentences with the noun Duke of Wellington

2 examples:

The new statue in London Waterloo station will be unveiled next month to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle, which saw the Duke of Wellington's forces end the tyrannical reign of Napoleon.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The oldest-surviving English grand piano, one of the first ever made, was built by the piano maker Americus Backers in London in 1772 and has now been returned by English Heritage to the home of its former owner, the Duke of Wellington.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Other sentences

18 examples:

The eighth Duke of Wellington has died, aged 99.
(The Independent - People, )

Glasgow council has ended plans to stop pranksters placing cones on top of a Duke of Wellington statue.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Before he triumphed at the Battle of Waterloo, the Duke of Wellington fought against the French in Spain.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The Duke of Wellington held a sumptuous banquet celebrating his victory at Waterloo every year until his death.
(Carolyn Hart in The Telegraph - Food and Drink, )

I would say he is an amalgamation of the Duke of Wellington, Field Marshal Montgomery, Admiral Lord Nelson and Genghis Khan.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Plans to end a tradition of placing a traffic cone on Glasgow's iconic Duke of Wellington statue are dropped after a public backlash.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Officials in Glasgow, Scotland, said a petition put an end to plans to raise the Duke of Wellington statue to stop a decades-old traffic cone prank.
(UPI - Odd News, )

The statue of the Duke of Wellington in Glasgow is so often targeted by drunk students and other revellers that it more often sports a cone than not.
(Daily Mail - News, )

His dealmaking prowess is as legendary in hedge fund circles as the battle strategies of the Duke of Wellington, the one-time resident of his grand 920-acre spread.
(The Independent - Business, )

Most painters, if commissioned by a descendant of the Duke of Wellington to depict the Battle of Waterloo, would feature the Iron Duke somewhere fairly prominently.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Led into battle by the Duke of Wellington, UK troops routed Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, a triumph ushering in almost a century of peace and stability in Europe.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Descendants of Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington, Jean-Christophe Napoleon Bonaparte and Arthur Mornington, Marquess of Douro are rivals in private equity firms.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The model in Winchester contains more than 30,000 figures, and illustrates all the key moments of the battle which allowed the Duke of Wellington to defeat Napoleon's forces.
(Daily Mail - News, )

French lawyer Frank Samson, who will play Napoleon, said the Frenchman was the real winner, and branded the Duke of Wellington 'a frightful Englishman that no one has heard of'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The 18-carat gold rectangular piece was a gift to Lord Uxbridge, whose stoic exchange with the Duke of Wellington after losing his leg to a cannonball has become etched in history.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Ever since the Duke of Wellington didn’t actually say it 199 years ago, a persistent myth has done the rounds that the Battle of Waterloo wasn’t won in Belgium but “on the playing fields of Eton and Harrow”.
(The Independent - Football, )

France wants to block plans for a €2 coin to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic battle fought by the Duke of Wellington against Napoleon Bonaparte in 1815 because it would be a "symbol that is negative".
(Peter Dominiczak in The Telegraph - Politics, )

The Duke of Wellington’s journey from feted military hero to despised Prime Minister will be told through a major new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery which promises to reveal the “man behind the myth”.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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