Duchess of Richmond ball Brussels

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Brussels Belgium 17 June 2015.
The Duchess of Richmond's ball was re-enacted as on 15 June 1815, the night before the Battle of Quatre Bras. Organized by Charlotte, Duchess of Richmond wife of Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond,who was in command of a reserve force in Brussels. On that very night the allied stopped dancing to go to Quatre Bras to fight Napoleon's army.
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