Nelson’s betrayal provoked fierce reprisals against those who had supported the Parthenopean Republic: many Republicans were arrested, imprisoned and put to death. even without a fair trial. Former Admiral Francesco Caracciolo, who had commanded the Neapolitan navy under King Ferdinand IV, at the beginning of the uprisings had transported the royal court to Palermo with […]

Lady Hamilton, Nelson and Neapolitan Patriots: Francesco Caracciolo  (part 13)