THE GALLERY SOLACE - The Pierre Solace Gallery
ICONIC BRITISH BATTLES COLLECTION
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  • 0,3 L. ceramic mugs
  • High-quality, full-colour printing
  • Great gift idea for friends and family.
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    The collection consists of iconic battles fought by the British over nearly two thousand years from the Battle of Watling Street to the Battle of Britain
     
    Each of our beautifully printed collectable mugs makes a superb gift for any history buff. The Gallery Solace's Iconic British Battles collection is only available for purchase from the Gallery Solace web sites and selected British museums such as the armouries museums Leeds.
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    Battle of Agincourt:
    The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory against a larger French army in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), in northern France. Henry V's victory, which brought France to her knees,is notable for the use of the English longbow, which Henry used in very large numbers.Due to a lack of reliable sources it is impossible to give a precise figure for the French and English casualties.............
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    Battle of Agincourt:
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    ........ However, it is clear that though the English were outnumbered, their losses were far lower than those of the French. The French sources all give 4,000–10,000 French dead, with up to 1,600 English dead. The lowest ratio in these French sources has the French losing six times more dead than the English. The English sources vary between about 1,500 and 11,000 for the French dead, with English dead put at no more than 100
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    Battle of Trafalgar:
    A sea battle fought between the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French Navy and Spanish Navy, during the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815). The battle was the most decisive British naval victory of the war. Twenty-seven British ships of the line ............
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    Battle of Trafalgar:
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    led by Admiral Lord Nelson aboard HMS Victory defeated thirty-three French and Spanish ships of the line under French Admiral Pierre Villeneuve off the south-west coast of Spain, just west of Cape Trafalgar. The Franco-Spanish fleet lost twenty-two ships, without a single British vessel being lost.
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    Battle of Waterloo:
    An Imperial French army under the command of Emperor Napoleon was defeated by combined armies of the Seventh Coalition, an Anglo-Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von Blücher. .............
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    Battle of Waterloo:
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    ..........It was the culminating battle of the Waterloo Campaign and Napoleon's last. The defeat at Waterloo put an end to Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French and marked the end of his Hundred Days' return from exile.
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    Battle of Rorke's Drift:
    The defence of the mission station of Rorke's Drift immediately followed the British Army's defeat at the Battle of Isandlwana the morning of 22 January 1879, and continued to the following day, 23 January. One hundred and thirty-nine British soldiers successfully defended their garrison against an intense assault by three to four thousand Zulu warriors........
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    Battle of Rorke's Drift:
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    ......The Zulu attacks on Rorke's Drift came very close to defeating the tiny British garrison, and the British success is held as one of history's finest defences. Eleven Victoria Crosses were awarded to the defenders, along with a number of other decorations and honours.
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    Charge of the Light Brigade:
    Charge of the Light Brigade
    A disastrous charge of British cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War......
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    Charge of the Light Brigade:
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    ....... It is best remembered as the subject of a famous poem entitled The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, whose lines have made the charge a symbol of warfare at both its most courageous and its most tragic.
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    Battle of Culloden:
    Was the final confrontation of the 1745 Jacobite Rising. The battle was both quick and bloody, taking place within an hour. Following an unsuccessful Highland charge against the government lines,..........
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    Battle of Culloden:
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    ........the Jacobites were routed and driven from the field.The Battle of Culloden would be the last pitched battle ever fought on British soil.
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    The Battle of Ethandun:
    878 is taken by many to be the great founding Battle of England. It is the conflict in which Alfred, King of Wessex,.......
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    Battle of Ethandun:
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    .........came back to defeat the Vikings and launch a grand project to establish a new entity of Englishness, what he called the 'Anglecynn' in the South of the island of Britain.
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    BATTLE OF GRAVELINE:
    On being warned of the approach of the Spanish fleet, Drake is said to have remarked that there was plenty of time to finish the game and still beat the Spaniards. The Spanish Armada was the Spanish fleet that sailed against England under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1588, with the intention of overthrowing Elizabeth I of England to stop English involvement in the Spanish Netherlands and English privateering in the Atlantic and the Pacific......
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    BATTLE OF GRAVELINE:
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    ........The fleet's mission was to sail to Gravelines in Flanders and transport an army under the Duke of Parma across the Channel to England. The Armada achieved its first goal and anchored outside Gravelines but while awaiting communications from Parma's army, it was driven from its anchorage by an English fire ship attack, and in the ensuing naval battle at Gravelines the Spanish were forced to abandon their rendezvous.
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    BATTLE OF HASTINGS:
    The Battle of Hastings took place on 14 October 1066. It was the decisive Norman victory in the Norman conquest of England, fought between the Norman army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army of King Harold II. The battle took place at Senlac Hill, approximately 6 miles northwest of Hastings, close to the present-day town of Battle, East Sussex..........
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    ......Harold II was killed in the battle. Legend has it that he was shot through the eye with an arrow. Although there was further English resistance, this battle is seen as the point at which William gained control of England, becoming its first Norman ruler as King William I..
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    BATTLE OF JERSEY
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    BATTLE OF JERSEY:
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