Lecture will look at both sides of naval hero

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HORATIO Nelson will be the topic of a public lecture in Portsmouth.

The lecture will be in the University of Portsmouth’s Portland Building on Wednesday at 6pm, followed by a drinks reception.

Led by Sir Nicholas Bonsor, the lecture will look at why Nelson was such a hero and what makes him a fascinating subject for study.

During his lifetime Nelson was both greatly admired for his skills on the waves, and often derided for his personal choices.

Seats can be reserved online at nelsonportsmouth.eventbrite.co.uk
Admission is free.