Henry Charles Angelo the Younger

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Henry Charles Angelo the Younger in a pencil drawing by W.H. Nightingale, 1839. National Portrait Gallery, London.[1]

Henry Charles Angelo the Younger (1780-1852) was a British master of fencing, part of the Angelo dynasty of fencers.

Early life[edit]

Henry was born in 1780[2] to Henry Angelo the elder (1756-1835). He was the grandson of Domenico Angelo Malevolti Tremamondo (1716 or 1717 to 1802), the founder of the dynasty.

Career[edit]

The younger Henry took over his father's fencing academy in Bond Street from his father in 1817. He subsequently moved it to St. James's Street (1830-1896). He was superintendent of sword exercise to the British Army and the Royal Navy (1833-1852).

Death[edit]

Henry died in 1852. He is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.[2]

Selected publications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henry Charles Angelo. National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b Paths of Glory, The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery, London, 1997, p. 10.