A LIFE OF PRINCE FREDERICK, DUKE OF YORK AND ALBANY 1763-1827
208pp., 20 illus. 2016. His career as a commander and administrator and his scandalous private life are long overdue for reassessment, and that is what this perceptive and absorbing study provides. He transformed the British military machine, and the Duke of Wellington admitted that without York’s reforms he would not have had the army that fought so well in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo.