1. The Death of Nelson, 21 October 1805 is an 1807 painting by Arthur William Devis portraying the death of Horatio Nelson at 16:30 on 21 October 1805, below decks on his flagship HMS Victory during the Battle of Trafalgar. It is now in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

    “How goes the day with us?”
    “Very well, my Lord.”

     
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    why have i never posted anything nelson before when i was a kid i wanted to be him when i grew up
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    My creys. ;__;
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    Among Nelson’s last words were, “Thank God I have done my duty.”
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    Interestingly enough, the Royal Navy found that it was able to do just fine without him. However, his name would haunt...
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    Oh, those crazy Victorian scholars!
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    (Kate Beaton. Of course.)
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    It’s Friday right? I could do with a drop of Nelson’s blood tonight.
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