Lord Nelson

Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Horatio Nelson (1758-1805): English naval hero. Under his command British naval forces inflicted a major defeat on the French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar in 1805. Nelson, who lost his life in the battle, is memorialized by a statue on an exceedingly tall pedestal in London's Trafalgar Square.

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The pluck of Lord Nelson on board of the <em>Victory</em>
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Act I