Lot 90Military – the Earl of Cardigan – commander...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm



Military – the Earl of Cardigan – commander of the Charge of the Light Brigade in the Crimean War The Trial of James Thomas Earl of Cardigan before the Rt Hon the House of Peers in full parliament for Felony on Tuesday the 16th day of February 1841. Printed account 123pp 8vo lacking covers but in good clean condition. Cardigan who later achieved notoriety for his actions in the Charge of the Light Brigade was tried for shooting a fellow Officer in a duel and although clearly guilty was acquitted because the name of his opponent was slightly incorrect on the indictment.

Guide Price: £20.00 - £40.00

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