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played by Ciaran Hinds
Lord Tarleton played by Ciaran Hinds
Meet Lord Tarleton
Lord Tarleton was a British military leader who fought for the England during the American Revolution. Tarleton was raised in Liverpool, England, where his father was mayor. Tarleton sailed to America in 1776 with Lord Cornwalis, commander of the British forces in the colonies. Tarleton took part in the battle for New York City and the attack on Fort Moultrie in Charleston, South Carolina. Tarleton continued to fight until the British surrender at Yorktown on October 19, 1781. He then returned to England and was elected to Parliament from Liverpool. Tarleton was the representative of shipping interests and led the reaction against Wilberforce and the antislavery movement.
About Ciaran Hinds
Belfast born actor Ciaran Hinds is always in high demand, appearing recently in Steven Spielberg's drama Munich, and Michael Mann's Miami Vice. In 2004 he was directed by Michael Apted in the role of Julius Caesar in the epic HBO mini-series Rome.