Introduction to the 'Great War' of 1792-1815

The long war in Europe, between the French Republic and Napoleonic Empire, lasted 23 years. Seven coalitions of European Nations were arrayed against France, involving Austria, Balkan States, Great Britain, Hanover, Holland (including what is now...

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The Farm at Mont St. Jean

Today, after an imaginative and attractive restoration of the farm, there is a microbrewery (the owner and developer is a brewer and hotel owner), restaurant, shop and event centre.

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Paintings by Charles Bell

An in depth look at some historic paintings by artist and surgeon Charles Bell, which depict some of the horrific injuries sustained during the many battles that took place.

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THE FARMHOUSE

The farm at the hamlet of Mont St Jean provided refuge for around 6,000 Allied wounded men from the Battle of Waterloo. The excellent renovations and new historic heritage trail for the Waterloo Battlefield ...


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THE SURGERY

Basic medical care was provided by regimental surgeons. The wounded would be carried off the field of battle by bandsmen or colleagues. Often casualties would have to just fend for themselves.


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THE BREWERY

Waterloo Beer is brewed with care in the Mont-Saint-Jean farm, the famous 'English Hospital' of the Battle of Waterloo. More than ever, this high-quality beer is a symbol of authenticity, craftsmanship and courage.


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