Related links

British History - Famous dates - Cultural Britain - Monarchs

Join in

Send page to a friend


Featured Destination

July 2019: Blackpool and the Lancashire Coast

Itís illumination time in Blackpool. Lancashire in October is not likely to be your choice for a sunshine break, but that is not why ...More
More Uk destinations

Horatio Nelson Quotes

More Quotes

'Desperate affairs require desperate measures.'

'England expects that every man will do his duty.'

'Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon'

'My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied'

'Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat'

'Milford Haven - the finest port of Christendom'

Born in Burnham Market, Norfolk
More about Horatio Nelson

internal link National Maritime Museum
internal link Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - resting place of HMS Victory
internal link Buried Here

More famous Britons here

Brit Quote:
To generalize is to be an idiot. - William Blake
More Quotes

On this day:
Vesuvius Erupts - 0079, Battle of Sandwich - 1217, Heworth Moor Skirmish - 1453, Last Traitor Hanged, Drawn and Quartered - 1772, British Cleric Patents Corkscrew - 1795, British Burn Washington - 1814, Factory Act - 1833, Hull Airship Disaster - 1921, Huxley Finishes Brave New World - 1931, First Edinburgh International Festival - 1947
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages