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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 85 words.

1812.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

Richard A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 115 words.

1812.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off from

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 79 words.

(1812–88).

Artist. Commencing his career as an illustrator for others, particularly of birds, he depicted the earl of

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 107 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

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Salamanca, battle of (1812)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 116 words.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off from his

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Lear, Edward (1812–88)

A. S. Hargreaves.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 144 words.

(1812–88).

Artist. Commencing his career as an illustrator for others, particularly of birds, he depicted the earl of

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 158 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

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Perceval, Spencer (1762–1812)

E. A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 694 words.

(1762–1812).

Prime minister. Perceval was the seventh son of John, earl of Egmont. At Trinity College, Cambridge,

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Queenston Heights, battle of (1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 72 words.

1812.

The first major battle of the *War of 1812 occurred when 1,000 New York State militia crossed

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Queenston Heights, battle of (1812)

Ged Martin.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 116 words.

1812.

The first major battle of the *War of 1812 occurred when 1,000 New York State militia crossed the

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Browning, Robert (1812–89)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 175 words.

(1812–89).

Born in Camberwell, son of a clerk in the Bank of England, Browning read widely as

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Perceval, Spencer (1762–1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 458 words.

(1762–1812).

Prime minister. Perceval was the seventh son of John, earl of Egmont. At Trinity College, Cambridge, he

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Pugin, Augustus Welby (1812–52)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 117 words.

(1812–52).

Architect and pioneer of the Victorian Gothic Revival. Before Pugin, ‘Gothick’ architecture had been largely a romantic

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Dickens, Charles John Huffam (1812–70)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 144 words.

(1812–70).

Novelist, born at Portsea, Portsmouth. His father's transfers to Chatham and ultimately to London were to

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Browning, Robert (1812–89)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 221 words.

(1812–89).

Born in Camberwell, son of a clerk in the Bank of England, Browning read widely as a

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Pugin, Augustus Welby (1812–52)

Bernard Porter.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 198 words.

(1812–52).

Architect and pioneer of the Victorian Gothic Revival. Before Pugin, ‘Gothick’ architecture had been largely a

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Dickens, Charles John Huffam (1812–70)

Sue Minna Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 292 words.

(1812–70).

Novelist, born at Portsea, Portsmouth, where his father was serving as a clerk in the navy pay

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Hampden clubs (1812–17)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 56 words.

(1812–17),

named after the 17th‐cent. parliamentarian, marked a new era of agitation for parliamentary reform after the radicalism

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Horne Tooke, John (1736–1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 87 words.

(1736–1812).

A man of many parts (clergyman, philologist, and wit), Tooke carried the radicalism of the 1760s into

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Smiles, Samuel (1812–1904)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 69 words.

(1812–1904).

Popularizer of the dominant social values of middle‐class Victorian Britain. By profession a doctor, Smiles worked for

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