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England Expects..

nelson.gif every man to fully comply with Health and Safety directives and carry out a full risk analysis before engaging in action"


And what happened to the eye patch as well?

Under the latest disability regulations eye patches worn as theatrical props are now considered to be demeaning to partially sighted persons & have consequently been banned.

Whoops. My goof!


Q: Did Nelson wear an eye patch

A: Nelson lost the sight of his right eye in 1794, but since the eye was not removed and appeared externally normal, there was no need to cover it with a patch. After 1801, he wore a green eye shade above his eyes to shield the good eye from sunlight. Contemporary portraits of Nelson generally show him with both eyes uncovered and none show a patch over his sightless eye.

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