History

Uncover the story of Quebec House

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The boy born to be a soldier

Recreating history on Westerham Green

James Wolfe was born to be a soldier, he received his first commission aged just 14. By the time he was 22 he had been in battle four times, wounded three times had command of his own regiment.

The epic battle of Quebec

The Battle of Quebec

Wolfe commanded the army sent to capture Quebec. A vicious siege led to a desperate plan to capture the city. Wolfe’s army was victorious, but he paid the ultimate price.

The death of general Wolfe

The Death of General James Wolfe painting, Quebec House

Wolfe’s tragic death was immortalised by Benjamin West. This epic history painting became the most popular image of the time. It secured Wolfe’s place in British military history.

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