An historical account of his majesty's First, or the royal regiment of foot

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Page 194 - Observing now the effect of the admirable fire of the batteries against the curtain, though the enemy was so much covered, a great effort was ordered to be made to gain the high ridge at all hazards, at the same time that an attempt should be made to storm the hornwork. ' It fell to the lot of the '2nd brigade of the 5th division, under the command of Colonel the Hon.
Page 218 - Dragoons (Lancers) being permitted to bear on its Colours and Appointments, in addition to any other Badges or Devices which may have heretofore been granted to the Regiment, the Word
Page 218 - I am to acquaint you, that his royal highness the prince regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of his majesty, to approve and confirm the finding -and sentence of the court.
Page 53 - Ten thousand French and Bavarians were left dead on the field of battle : the greater part of thirty squadrons of horse and dragoons perished in the river...
Page 219 - Companion of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, and Knight of the Royal Portuguese Military Order of the Tower and Sword.
Page 220 - ... with the word NILE ; and for a crest of honourable augmentation, a Crocodile ; also the supporters following, that is to say, on the dexter side a Crocodile, and on the sinister side a Hippopotamus, provided the same be first duly exemplified according to the Law of Arms, and recorded in our College of Arms, &c.
Page 222 - I have the honour to acquaint you, by direction of the Commander-in-Chief , that his...
Page 216 - Governor will adopt provisionally and recommend to the confirmation of his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on behalf of His Majesty...
Page 219 - His royal licence and permission, that he may accept and wear the insignia of a Knight of the...
Page 117 - Providence," says his royal highness, " this signal victory obtained over the enemy, is to be " ascribed to the animated and persevering exertions which " have been at all times the characteristics of the British " soldier, and which, on no occasion, were ever more " eminently displayed : nor has it often fallen to the lot of " any general to have such just cause of acknowledgement

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