Saturday, October 04, 2008

The Convention of Sintra.

Many after-effects came from the much reviled (in Anglo-allied circles) Convention of Sintra.

One of the effects was the recall of the three generals, Burrard, Dalyrmple and Wellsley.

Sir Arthur survived the inquiry, no doubt due in part to such propaganda as is seen here.

Sir John Moore remained in Portugal, trying to take the battle to the French in Spain...

1 comment:

rpardo said...

An amusing cartoon. The British political propaganda was ahead of its time