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life & letters of Sir John Moore

Moore, John Sir

life & letters of Sir John Moore

by Moore, John Sir

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1789-1820

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xx.

    Statementby Beatrice Brownrigg.
    ContributionsBrownrigg, Beatrice, (Smith) Lady
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA68.12 M8 A4 1923
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17143829M

    Page - The Imperial troops, on higher ground, hung over us like threatening clouds, and about one o'clock the storm burst. Our line was under arms, silent, motionless, yet all were anxious for the appearance of Sir John Moore. There was a feeling that under him we could not be- beaten, and this was so strong at all times as to be a great cause of discontent during the . Sir Thomas More (7 February – 6 July ), venerated in the Catholic Church as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He was also a councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October to 16 May Children: Margaret, Elizabeth, Cicely, and John.

      My friend, Becky Coles, and her father, John, took me to an indoor range. They taught me to load the magazine of a CZ 75 Compact. John instructed me on aiming, trigger pressure and recoil.   John Moore of Elizabeth City, Virginia - Descendant of Sir/St Thomas More By Martin Wood Janu at Based on information given on a couple of reputable Internet Genealogy sites,I note that a number of people claim descent from Sir/Saint Thomas More. I understand that some of these claims are given a high star rating for accuracy.

    Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore was born in Glasgow 13 November , was third, but eldest surviving, son of Dr. John Moore (), author of Zeluco. Sir Graham Moore and James Carrick Moore were his younger brothers. John was sent to the high school, Glasgow, where Thomas (afterwards Sir Thomas) Munro was his schoolfellow. Wolfe’s poem celebrates the valour of the British Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, who led the retreat to and defence of the port of Corunna while under attack from French troops in He was killed by cannon shot as he and his men fought a rearguard action that allowed a significant number of his army to embark, in spite of heavy.


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John Moore was a best-selling British author and pioneer conservationist. He was described by Sir Compton Mackenzie as the most talented writer about the countryside of his generation. His best-selling trilogy, published in the years immediately after the Second World War – Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field – was followed by a series of novels and self Nationality: British.

Moore, John () (DNB00) ​MOORE, Sir JOHN (–), lieutenant-general, born in Glasgow 13 Nov. was third, but eldest surviving, son of Dr. John Moore (–) [q. v.], author of 'Zeluco.' Sir Graham Moore and James Carrick Moore, both noticed separately, were his younger brothers.

Moore’s own diary entries, letters, recollections of his family, friends, newspapers, contemporary drill manuals and those who served with him have been used. It also includes the less well known, Moore’s Instructions to the Battalions of Irish Militia Light Infantry of The chronology shows the global reach of the British Army and the.

Sir John Moore is perhaps best remembered by the poem by Charles Wolfe, the first line of which provides the title for this book. And yet it largely the result of his efforts that the British Light Infantry was introduced.

He was also the first to hold the view that encouragement rather than flogging would provide the best results. Moore, James Carrick, The life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, K.B.

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By James Moore: (London: printed for T. Cadell, ) (HTML at ECCO TCP). Sir John Moore organized and trained the British light infantry during the Napoleonic wars, and thus is regarded as the father of all subseqent British special warfare units. This biography is the first to draw on papers in the archives of the Dukes of Hamilton and Argyll which shed new light on Moore's upbringing and the shaping of his Author: Roger Day.

From the publishers “This third book in the successful Shorncliffe Lecture Series sets out to put into context Moore's moral compass, principals and experiences that created his philosophy and internal discipline that was key to the “Shorncliffe System of Training.” Moore's own diary entries, letters, recollections of his family, friends, newspapers, contemporary drill manuals and those.

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