Horatio Nelson

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Scipheretoga Horatio Nelson

Scipheretoga Hlāford Horatio Nelson, oþþe Undereorl Nelson, (29 Hāligmōnaþ 1758 – 21 Winterfylleþ 1805) wæs Bryttisc scipheretoga, Bretþēodes fōremǣre scipmann, mǣre for his þegnunge on þǣm sǣ in þǣre Napoleaniscan Gūþe.

In Burnham on Norþfolce wæs Nelson geboren, in rīce cynne þæs scīre. Hē wæs geoguð ðær cwōm hē in þone Sciphere and eftsōn gewunnede hē lofe for his elne and ecgþræce.

Nelson þegnede mid þǣm Cynelican Sciphere fram twelf wintra and oð his dēaðe. He hadde sige in manigum sǣfeohtum, to bysene æt þǣm Nīl Sǣfeoht (1798), æt Cēapmannhæfen (1801) and æt Trafalgar Sǣfeoht (1805), hwǣrin forferde he.

Æt Trafalgar forgrunde Nelson þā Frensciscan and Spēoniscan līþas and næfre þǣræfter hund gearum andlang anwigede mann þone Cynelica Sciphere on brime. Æfter þǣm fēohte wæs his lic in fæte gesetted in his scipe Victory and gebrōht to Calpis, and þider to Temesmuþan. He līþ in Sanctes Paules Hēafodcirice in Lundenceastre.

Nelsones titule wæron:

Se Æþelosta Hlāford Horatio Nelson, Undereorl and Þegn Nelson, of þǣm Nīle and of Burnham Þorpe in Norþfolc-scīr, Nelson Þegn of þæm Nīle and of Hyllbyrige in þǣre ilcan Scīre, Cniht þæs Arlicstan Baþ Hādes, Underscipheretoga þǣre Hwītan Firdunge þæs Liþ, Hēafod Bebeōdend ofer His Þrymmes Scipum and Bātum on Wendelsǣ, Heretoga of Bronte in Twa Sicilia Rīce, Cniht Grēat Rōd þǣm Siciliscan Sct Ferdinand and Earnung Hād, Hādesmann þæs Ottoman Weaxung Mōn Hād, Cniht Grēat Bebeōdend þæs Sct Ioachim Hād[1].

  1. The Naval Chronicle.