conduct into the behaviour of the Duke of York

Those historical parallels from the Napoleonic war period keep coming up again and again. First the attack on the Prince of Wales's coach; now calls from within parliament for an enquiry into the behaviour of the Duke of York. This time, 1809 style.

Link to the parliamentary debate here.

Thomas Rowlandson, 'The York March', 1809

See Philip Harling, 'The Duke of York Affair and the Complexities of Wartime Patriotism', in History, 39: 4 (1996)


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