‘Unfairly condemned’: The Highcliffe Castle owner who was slated for failures at the Battle of the Somme

Following on from this month’s Remembrance Sunday, marking the beginning of the final year of World War 1’s centenary, historian Hugh Sebag-Montefiore argues in his newly published Somme paperback that the criticism of Major General Montagu Stuart Wortley, the owner of Highcliffe Castle in 1916, has been overdone, and his reputation trashed unfairly.

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