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Dating the Bois d'Hougoumont
By Alasdair White

Situated just to the north of the château/farm of Hougoumont on the Waterloo battlefield, the Bois d’Hougoumont seldom gets a mention in the history books. Many authors have assumed that the wood was cut down well before the battle, but Alasdair White’s recent research into the age of some of the trees in the wood show that they pre-date the Battle of Waterloo, suggesting that the Bois d’Hougoumont may well have existed at the time of the battle and thus explaining some of the events that took place.

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Pages: 6

Publication: December 2016



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Dating the Bois d'Hougoumont
By Alasdair White
The Bois d’Hougoumont seldom gets a mention in the history books. Many authors have assumed that the wood was cut down well before the battle, but Alasdair White’s recent research into the age of some of the trees in the wood show that they pre-date the Battle of Waterloo

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Of Hedges, Myths and Memories
By Alasdair White
This is probably the most detailed historical appraisal of Hougoumont currently available. Making use of unpublished documentary records and detailed analysis of contemporary maps, White pieces together what the farm would have looked like and provides answers to the great historical question of how just 1,200 allied soldiers held off more than 6,000 French troops at the Battle of Waterloo.

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From proposal to thesis - Revised edition
By Denis Feather

About to write your dissertation? Did you start the work and then get stuck? Don't worry, help is at hand - and there’s a revised edition!



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