WATERLOO MESSENGER: THE LIFE OF HENRY PERCY, PENINSULAR SOLDIER AND FRENCH PRISONER OF WAR

MAHON (W.)

D021

£25.00

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.