Wellington: A Personal History

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INDEX
The Duke of Wellington's name is abbreviated to W, the Duchess's to the Duchess, and the Marquess Wellesley's to Marquess W.
Abercromby, Sir Ralph ( 1734-1801), 35
Aberdeen, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of ( 1784-1860), 189, 331, 398
Adam, Sir Frederick ( 1781-1853), 182
Adam, Robert ( 1728-92), 215
Adams, George Gammon, 332n, 399
Alava y Esquivel, Miguel de ( 1771-1843), W's abstinence, 113; Salamanca, 123 and n; W and, 149, 196, 251; toasts 'Liberator of Spain', 150; at dinner with W, 181; W's generosity, 309-10; on W, 325, W's guest, 243and n
Albemarle, George Keppel, 4th Earl of ( 1772-1849), 286, 354n
Albert, Prince Consort ( 1819-61), W shocks, 320; Winterhalter's portrait of W and, 331; W and 352-3, 355, 368; allowance, 353n; Wellington College, 364n; proposal for military training ground, 369; Chancellor of Cambridge University, 370; W's guest at Stratfield Saye, 374; Great Exhibition, 382, 383; at W's funeral, 402
Aldborough, Countess of (d. 1802), 10
Alexander I, Tsar of All the Russias ( 1777-1825), 190, 198-9, 226, 251
Alexander II, Tsar of All the Russias ( 1818-81), as Tsarevich, 352
Allan, Sir William ( 1782-1850), 205
Alten, Sir Charles von, later Count ( 1764-1840), 182, 183
Althorp, John Charles Spencer, Viscount, later 3rd Earl Spencer ( 1782-1845), 296
Alvanley, Richard Arden, 1st Baron ( 1745-1804), 48
Alvanley, William Arden, 2nd Baron ( 1780-1849), 201, 283
Angers, W's education in, 7-8
Angerstein, John Julius ( 1735-1823), 228
Anglesey, Marquess of, see Paget, Henry William
Angoulême, Louis de Bourbon, due d' ( 1775-1844), 161
Angoulême, Marie Thérèse, duchesse d' ( 1778-1851), 161
Apostles, Mrs, W's housekeeper, 65n, 374
Apsley House, Goya's portrait of W, 124n; Wilkie's 'Chelsea Pensioners', 204-5, 205n; W buys, 214; alterations for Marquess W, 215; improvements by Wyatt brothers, 215; treasures displayed at, 226; William IV at, 287-8; precautions against mob attack, 291; dinner party for Prince of Orange, 292; dinner for Tories, 295; mob attacks, 299, 300; expenditure at, 310; Mrs Arbuthnot and, 310; given to nation, 312n; Arbuthnot lives at, 314; smashed windows, 326and n; Lawrence's portrait of W, 319; busts of W, 332n; W's regard for, 347; Soult dines at, 348n; W's desk still at, 360; Lady Georgiana Fane not to be received, 388-9
Apsley, Henry George, Lord, later 4th Earl Bathurst ( 1790-1866), 181
Arbuthnot, Charles ( 1767-1850), and Greville's anonymous letter, 209-10; on W, 223; personality, 235; and his wife, 235; at Stratfield Saye, 145; disappointment, 265; Government's resignation, 292; W

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