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Nelson’s Royal Epitaph

Posted by John Sugden, on January 6th, 2014

A document found in the back of a 1799 edition of The Navy List records a forgotten attempt of King George III to contribute to the funeral and commemoration of Lord Nelson. The document is not dated, but an endorsement in a different hand explains that it preserved the “attempts” of Brigadier-General Sir Tomkyns Hilgrove... Become A Member

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