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Admiral Nelson

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ADMIRAL NELSON (R4x64) 4C set RSCDS Book 19

1- 8 1s+2s circle 4H round and back
9-16 1L followed by partner casts down below 2s, Cross&Cast up on Men's side and back to places
17-24 1M repeats this Fig starting by casting down own side followed by partner
25-32 1s+2s and 3s+4s R&L
33-40 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
41-48 1s+2s Allemande
49-56 All dance Grand Chain
57-64 1s lead up to top and cast down own sides to 4th place

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Horatio Nelson (29 September 1758 - 21 October 1805) is arguably England's most revered naval hero. 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB served in the navy from the age of 12, and was made captain when he was aged 20. At the Battle of The Nile in 1798 he oversaw the destruction of Napolean's fleet. He was killed at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

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"Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson" Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1802), Oil On Canvas, c. 1799

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