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Artificial Leg of Earl of Uxbridge

Schools Waterloo 200
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About this Artefact by: Waterloo 200 Coordinator

Date added: 12 Mar 2015

This is one of three artificial legs (known as prostheses) made for Henry Paget, Lord Uxbridge, who commanded the British cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo. He was hit on the right knee by a canister shot, after the missile had passed over the neck of Wellington’s horse, Copenhagen.

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Thanks to the Household Cavalry Museum

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