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Field Marshal Sir Henry William Paget (1768–1854), 2nd Earl of Uxbridge and 1st Marquess of Anglesey, KG, GCB

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Henry, Lord Paget, 2nd Earl of Uxbridge and 1st Marquess of Anglesey (1768–1854), had a distinguished military career. He commanded the cavalry at the Retreat to Corunna (1808) and at the Battle of Waterloo (1815), in which he lost a leg. The Prince Regent promptly made him a Marquess, declaring 'that he loved him .... that he was his best officer and his best subject' and at his Coronation Anglesey acted as Lord High Steward.

National Trust, Plas Newydd

Llanfairpwll

  • Date

    1817

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    236 x 147.5 cm

  • Accession number

    1175933

  • Acquisition method

    on long-term loan, since 1976

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