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Henry William Paget
Birth: May 17, 1768
London
Greater London, England
Death: Apr. 29, 1854
London
Greater London, England

2nd Earl of Uxbridge and Marquess of Anglesey. General of the 7th Hussars and commander of cavalry in the Battle of Waterloo. His distinguished military career was slightly hindered by the fact that he had eloped with Wellington's sister-in-law. Whilst observing the battle at Waterloo with the Duke he was hit by a cannonball and fell off his horse, The following immortal dialogue was then said to have taken place: Uxbridge: 'By Jove, sir, I have lost a leg' Wellington: 'By Jove, sir, so you have!' 
 
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  Jane Paget Conyngham (1798 - 1876)*
  Clarence Edward Paget (1811 - 1895)*
 
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Burial:
Lichfield Cathedral
Lichfield
Lichfield District
Staffordshire, England
 
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Record added: Apr 15, 2001
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Henry William Paget
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Hero of Waterloo - "By Jove, Sir" - Typified the British aplomb, and a forerunner of Monty Python, I have no doubt - A Texas relative
- Grady Leroy Puryear
 Added: Nov. 1, 2016

-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 29, 2016

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