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Sadly, it also commemorates his death on that same day. It was a crucial victory for the British Navy in the Napoleonic wars. The 'Blind Eye' incident occurred at the battle of Copenhagen on 2 April At a critical stage of the action, the commander of the British fleet, Admiral Sir Hyde Parker II signalled to Nelson that he should break off the attack. Nelson refused and later remarked, that he had a blind eye and sometimes had a right to use it. Later Hyde Parker II there were all dynasty of naval Parkers recognised that had Nelson obeyed the order then his ships would have been endangered to counter-attack. Lord Nelson was apparently back at work giving orders 30 minutes after his arm was amputated.