Before leaving Merton to join HMS Victory after only twenty-five days spent there, Nelson entered the bedroom of Horatia, who had already gone to sleep, knelt beside her cot, kissed her and gave her his blessing. Then, on the evening of that fateful Friday 13 September 1805, he bid farewell to Emma and began his […]

Lady Hamilton & Horatio Nelson:  At Sea Again (part 36)
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