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Author:

 

Pedro de Brito


Report:

 

49


Page:

 

55


Year:

 

2022


Subject Matter:

 

Peninsular War



Excerpt:

 

Nicholas Trant came from a military Irish family. Initially appointed as a a lieutenant-colonel in the Portuguese army, he was in command of the Portuguese 1st line troops at Roliça and Vimeiro and then was made commander of Coimbra's military district, before being made governor of the military district of Porto.

 

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