Thank you to Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire,
Scotland, who wrote:
Writing a Terrible Injustice
"Looking at your photo of the statue of the
Duke of Wellington in front of Register House reminds me itís time to
correct a terrible injustice."
Wellington's Horse, 'Copenhagen'
"While the famous Iron Duke always gets top
billing, his noble steed rarely gets a mention. Itís time
Wellingtonís horse, Copenhagen, deservedly got his rightful share of the
Copenhagen was a 15 hands chestnut stallion
who faithfully carried Wellington around the field of Waterloo for 18
hours on the day of the battle.
He was 28 years old when he died in 1836 and
was buried with full military honours at the Dukeís country estate at
Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire,
Scotland, July 26, 2009