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Vincent, Edgar, author.

Nelson : love & fame / Edgar Vincent.

Additional Title(s):

Nelson love and fame

New Haven [Connecticut] ; London : Yale University Press, [2003]
Physical Description:
xiii pages, 1 unnumbered page, 640 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Reference Library
DA87.1.N4 V55 2003 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [621]-625) and index.
Illustrated lining papers.
Subject Terms:
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 19th century.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Biography.
Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1765-1815.
Nelson, Frances, Lady, 1761-1831.
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805.

  • Foundations for life
  • Captain Suckling's legacy
  • Five frustrating years
  • Trying to get noticed
  • Black marks and on the beach
  • Melpomene, Minerve, La Fortune
  • Totally neglected
  • My disposition can't bear tame and slow measures
  • It is active young men that are wanted, not drones
  • Into the limelight
  • Hubris
  • The Admiralty dips for Nelson
  • The hero ascends
  • The Nile
  • Hero meets heroine
  • Disappointments dilemmas and disharmony
  • Neapolitan affairs
  • Soulmates
  • Public fame & private pain
  • Bitter-sweet emotions
  • Copenhagen
  • Phoney war
  • Fame without fortune
  • Commander-in-chief
  • Waiting
  • French diversions
  • Dame Fortune's last favour.