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Political and Military History

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Charles Bagot
Charles Bagot
Ambassador to the United States, Russia, and the Hague; Governor-General of Canada

William Bligh
William Bligh
naval Captain most often remembered for the "Mutiny on the Bounty"

John Burgoyne
John Burgoyne
commander of British forces in Canada during the American Revolution

Cuthbert Collingwood
Cuthbert Collingwood
naval captain

Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake
pirate and commander of the first English voyage around the world

Samuel Hood
Samuel Hood
naval officer who earned distinction during the Seven Years' War and the American Revolution

William Howe
William Howe
commander of British forces in America during the American Revolution

Horatio Nelson
Horatio Nelson
hero of the Battle of Trafalgar

Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Raleigh
pirate, explorer, and sponsor of the fabled Roanoke Colony

George Brydges Rodney
George Brydges Rodney

Robert Ross
Robert Ross
the general who burned Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812

Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington
Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington
hero of the Battle of Waterloo

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