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Horatio Nelson – The Making of a Hero

November 25 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Peter Gutteridge’s talk will tell the story of Nelson’s early life from his birth in 1758 in the small north Norfolk village of Burnham Thorpe through to the Battle of Cape Saint Vincent on 14 February 1797 which established him as one of the nation’s great heros. The talk will identify the myths from reality and seek to explain his “Dream of Glory”.

Peter is a retired senior partner of a large law firm and now a regular speaker on Naval and Maritime History subjects and in particular Horatio Nelson. He is a long-standing member of the Nelson Society and has Masters’ Degrees in Maritime History from Greenwich University and History from Cambridge University. His interest in Nelson was originally fostered by his grandfather, Professor H. C. Gutteridge, who was a distinguished academic and author of ‘Nelson and the Neapolitan Jacobins’.

£15 Friends or £20 non Friends.

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Butley Priory

The Clumps, Butley
Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3NR

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