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Wolseley ringlocked

(act. 1873–1890)
  • Halik Kochanski

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Wolseley ring (act. 1873–1890), military reformers, was a group of British army officers in the late nineteenth century who owed their high ranks to Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley (1833–1913). The ring developed owing to several factors: patronage was a way of Victorian life; promotion in the army was governed by seniority and not by selection; the ...

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