Duke of Wellington challenges Earl of Winchilsea to a duel

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Historical Context Note

The Duke of Wellington challenges the Earl of Winchilsea to a duel, after the latter's criticism of his support for the lifting of legal constraints on Catholics.
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Editors. "Duke of Wellington challenges Earl of Winchilsea to a duel". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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