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'United Irishmen upon Duty', 1798
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The Napoleonic Wars: 1798 Rebellion in Ireland (Battlefield Walk)

Led by Patrick Mercer OBE, this tour will rove around Eire looking at some of the bloodiest and cruellest battles in Irish and British history.

Battlefield Walks
The Duke of Wellington at Waterloo, 1815
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The Men Who Decided Waterloo

Professor Brendan Simms examines the story and legacy of the men of the King’s German Legion who turned the tide at the Battle of Waterloo.

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'Napoleon the Great' book cover
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Napoleon the Great

Join historian Andrew Roberts in conversation with Professor Ali Ansari as they discuss the life and legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte on the 200th anniversary of his death.

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Detail from 'A view of the Engagement at Vinegar Hill, June 21st 1798'
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The Irish Wars: The Irish Against Napoleon (Lecture 3/3)

Whatever political tensions existed in Ireland in the wake of the 1798 and 1803 Rebellions, Irishmen were never slow to join the British Army in the fight against Napoleon.

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Detail from 'A view of the Engagement at Vinegar Hill, June 21st 1798'
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The Irish Wars: The Irish Against Napoleon (Lecture 1/3)

In the first of three lectures on Ireland in the Napoleonic Wars, Patrick Mercer OBE traces the development of some of the toughest regiments that Napoleon’s troops had to face.

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'United Irishmen in training', 1798
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The Pike Dinner

10 June 1798 became known as ‘Pike Sunday’ when Crown forces in Ireland descended en masse, seized hidden pikes and arrested blacksmiths. Join historian Patrick Mercer OBE to find out more about this extraordinary episode in Britain and Ireland’s military history.

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