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The brothers who met Napoleon

Although there must be a number of cases where brothers fought at Trafalgar and Waterloo, there cannot have been many instances of both brothers having also met Napoleon. However in the case of the Sweny brothers this is exactly what happened; one meeting him on the high seas and the other on the field of Waterloo.




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“Sir, we have won a great victory, but we have lost Lord Nelson!”

HMS Pickle Lieutenant John Lapenotiere

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