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Napoleon in his pomp in a painting by Jacques-Louis David<br />
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The medal awarded to an indestructible soldier at Waterloo who miraculously survived eight lance wounds has emerged for sale for £9,000.<br />
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Sergeant William Porteous had every part of his body pierced in the historic 1815 battle which sealed Napoleon's fate.<br />
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He was severely injured but went on to recover. His medals are now being sold by a private collector in London.