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Author:

 

Clive Gilbert


Report:

 

35


Page:

 

37


Year:

 

2008


Subject Matter:

 

Peninsular War



Excerpt:

 

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.




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