A PEER AMONG PRINCES: THE LIFE OF THOMAS GRAHAM, VICTOR OF BARROSA, HERO OF THE PENINSULAR WAR
240pp., 20 illus. 2019. He was one of the Duke of Wellington’s ablest lieutenants during the Peninsular War – he won a great victory against the French at the Battle of Barrosa, conducted the siege of San Sebastian and acted as the duke’s second in command. But he was much more than a soldier – he had broad interests as a wealthy and innovative Scottish landowner, politician, sportsman and traveller.