WATERLOO MESSENGER: THE LIFE OF HENRY PERCY, PENINSULAR SOLDIER AND FRENCH PRISONER OF WAR
240pp., 30 illus. 2017. Henry Percy is best known as the officer who carried the Waterloo Dispatch to London in June 1815. This was the climax of a remarkable military career. He served in the British army throughout the Napoleonic Wars in Sicily, Egypt, Sweden, Portugal and Spain, and he fought at Waterloo.