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His main residence was Stratfield Saye House in Hampshire. He was a member of the House of Lords from until , losing his seat by the House of Lords Act.
He had one younger sister, the socialite Lady Elizabeth Clyde , whose son is the actor and musician Jeremy Clyde. At the time of Wellington's birth, his father Gerald was the third son of the 4th Duke of Wellington, with little prospect of succeeding to the family's estates and titles.
Wellington was 28 when his first cousin Henry, the 6th Duke , died suddenly in action aged 31 while serving in Italy during the second world war. Wellington's father then became the 7th Duke, and Wellington himself came to be known by the courtesy title Marquess of Douro. He was known by this moniker between and , when he became 8th Duke upon the death of his father.
Wellington attended Eton before going up to New College , Oxford. Wellington was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Territorial Army in ,  and was commissioned with the same rank on probation in the British Army Reserve in He then moved to the Household Cavalry Regiment , which he began commanding in Wellington was appointed the Colonel-in-Chief of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment in , making him the only non-royal Colonel-in-Chief.
He was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire on 18 April Wellington died peacefully at his home, Stratfield Saye Estate, near Basingstoke, on New Year's Eve , six months before the th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, and seven months before his th birthday. George's Cathedral in Jerusalem. With Diana, he had five children:. In accordance with Spanish procedure, Lord Douro petitioned formal claim to the title with the Spanish authorities.
In April , he was further honoured by the Queen as a Knight of the Garter. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ancestors of Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington Lord Charles Wellesley Lady Sophia Cecil 2.
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Supporters of Napoleon in England. She and Josephine behaved about the way the age expected them to behave: When Napoleon was first exiled to Elba, Marie Louise wanted to go with him, but she was young and easily swayed by her father.
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November 11, at November 11, at 1: November 11, at 5: November 11, at 7: November 14, at 9: Kitty followed him and after a stay with his brother while Wellesley continued to inhabit his bachelor's lodging, they set up home together in Harley Street.
Though she regained something of her former health, the two did not get on well together. Wellesley was a man of action as well as frugal and reserved with a sharp wit; Kitty was protective and possessive. Wellesley remained in Portugal and Spain during the entire Peninsular War, not returning to England until Kitty aged quickly, becoming dumpy and short-sighted, causing her to squint when talking. Wellesley found her vain and vacuous. It appears that she indeed loved him, but contented herself by doting on her sons and four adopted children.
Wellesley confided to his closest female friend, Harriet Arbuthnot , that he had "repeatedly tried to live in a friendly manner with her Harriet, whose own relations with Wellesley remain a subject of speculation, had a rather low opinion of Kitty—"she is such a fool"—but disputed Wellesley's claim that she cared nothing for his happiness; in a rare moment of sympathy she wrote that Kitty wanted above all to make her husband happy, but had no idea how to do it.
She became the Duchess of Wellington on Wellesley's creation as the Duke of Wellington on 3 May and eventually joined him in France when he was appointed Ambassador after Napoleon 's exile to Elba. Lady Elizabeth Yorke commented that "her appearance, unfortunately, does not correspond with one's notion of an ambassadress or the wife of a hero, but she succeeds uncommonly well in her part". Maria Edgeworth , however, found her "delightful" and "amiable" and commented that:.
After comparison with crowds of other beaux spirits, fine ladies and fashionable scramblers for notoriety, her graceful simplicity rises in our opinion, and we feel it with more conviction of its superiority. She became seriously ill in , which brought Wellington to her bedside. She ran a finger up his sleeve to find if he was still wearing an armlet she had once given him, "She found it, as she would have at any time these past twenty years, had she cared to look for it" remarked Wellington.
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Wellington offers a range of fantastic venues including stylish waterfront ballrooms, stunning museums, glorious Gothic churches, romantic fairy-tale gardens, five-star luxury hotels, sophisticated estates, and much more. The finest Wellington wedding venues, photographers, dresses and more on Wellington Weddings. Wellington's finest wedding venues, photographers, dresses and more. Getting Started; Directory. All vendors (58) tips for bridesmaids much more. All articles are written by Wellington wedding experts for Wellington brides. Brigadier Arthur Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington, KG, LVO, OBE, MC, OStJ, DL (2 July – 31 December ), styled Marquess of Douro between and , was a senior British peer and a brigadier in the British Army.