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Napoleon’s Wine

Posted by Nicholas Blake, on April 22nd, 2013

Admiral Cockburn, Governor of St Helena, writes to the Admiralty concerning the importance of good claret when a former emperor is in exile. Napoleon, Emperor of France, abdicated in 1814 and was exiled to the island of Elba, in the Mediterranean, where he was allowed to keep his title and four hundred personal followers; his... Become A Member

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