Historical record of the Royal regiment of Scots dragoons: now the Second, or Royal North British dragoons, commonly called the Scots greys, to 1839


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Página 34 - WILLIAM and MARY, by the grace of God, King and Queen of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, defenders of the faith, &c.
Página 131 - I believe he was wounded early, but he concealed his situation from those about him, and continued in the field, giving his orders with that coolness and perspicuity which had ever marked his character, till long after the action was over, when he fainted through weakness and loss of blood. Were it permitted...
Página 131 - The illustrious example of their commander cannot fail to have made an indelible impression on the gallant troops, at whose head crowned with victory and glory, he terminated his honourable career; and his Majesty trusts that a due contemplation of the talents and virtues, which he uniformly displayed in the course of his valuable life, will for ever endear the memory of Sir Ralph Abercromby to the British army.
Página 119 - Christians, to keep the poor bairns out of danger. All this could never prevail on him' to part with his beard, but yet in compliance to his majesty, he went once to court in the very height of the fashion : but as soon as the king and those about him had laughed sufficiently at the strange figure he made, he reassumed his usual habit, to the great joy of the boys, who had not discovered him in his fashionable dress.
Página vii - The pay of what are called the household troops, consisting of the two regiments of Life Guards, and the royal regiment of Horse Guards, or Oxford Blues, is higher than that of any other description of force.
Página iv - intirely beloved Cousin Prince Rupert, shall " be armed out of Our stoares remaining within " Our office of the Ordinance, as...

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