Colonel Lake's Memorial lies on the heights of Columbeira near Roliça. south of Óbidos. Roliça was the site of the first battle fought by the future Duke of Wellington on 17th August 1808 against the French during the first Napoleonic invasion of Portugal in 1807.
Please download the article here
(See also an article on Colonel Lake and the Battle of Roliça)
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER