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THE ROYAL SCOTS (The Royal Regiment of Scotland) HIGHLANDERS EN LA BATALLA DE VIMEIRO - 1808. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro

British infantry receiving the charge of the French cuirassiers, Battle of Waterloo- by Peter Dennis

The Nock gun was a seven-barrelled flintlock smoothbore firearm used by the Royal Navy during the early stages of the Napoleonic Wars. A volley gun originally designed for ship-to-ship fighting, its use was limited and eventually discontinued because the powerful recoil limited its use.

Batalla de La Albuera (España, 16 de Mayo 1811). Dos oficiales británicos del 28.º Regimiento de a pie que no fueron heridos, brindando después de la batalla. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro

La mort du Maréchal Lannes

French officer of horse artillery, Imperial guard. Edouard Detaille (1848-1912)

Rear Admiral and Vice Admiral are ranks in the Royal Navy, so Miss Crawford is referring to Admirals she has known. She, herself, notes the possibility for double meaning in the phrase 'rears and vices', and it has been suggested that 'rears' is intended to bring to mind the Navy's reputation for homosexual activity.

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Lieutenant Duncan McPherson (d.1813), 92nd Regiment of Foot