Battle of Waterloo

18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. This decisive battle not only ended the series of wars that had convulsed Europe since the French Revolution of 1789, it also ended the First French Empire and the political and military career of Napoleon Bonaparte, and ushered in almost half a century of peace in Europe.The Archives of the Jesuits in Britain might be the last place you would expect to find anything of significance for this occasion, but among the archives is...