>.> … as in Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington? MY INNER NAPOLEONIC WAR NERD JUST DID A BACKFLIP.
Yeah. YEAH. And you know how I found out? Reading his biography, recognizing a name, frantically calling my grandpa to see if it was who I thought it was, and then flipping the fuck out.
I’m more of a Nelson fangirl, but oh my god I fucking lost my mind. And even better? The capital city of New Zealand is called Wellington, and was where I grew up. I live a Wellesley-centric life.