The Life and Loves of Admiral Lord Nelson by Felicity Herring BA, MA




This is a Zoom talk and will take place at 6pm on Friday 11th March 2022.

This is an illustrated talk about the life of Horatio Nelson, the naval commander, husband and lover, from his boyhood in Burnham Thorpe to his death at the Battle of Trafalgar.  His three major battles; the Battle of the Nile, the Battle of Copenhagen and the Battle Trafalgar, are featured.  The loves of his life; his marriage to Fanny in the West Indies and his subsequent affair with Emma, Lady Hamilton are also detailed.   Illustrated with paintings of his battles by JMW Turner, Philip de Loutherbourg, George Arnald, Clarkson Stanfield, Nicholas Pocock and portraits of Emma by George Romney and others.