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Some Account Of The Ancient Corps Of Gentlemen-At-Arms

by James Bunce Curling

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10517070M
ISBN 100548144427
ISBN 109780548144428
OCLC/WorldCa179775479

Junot’s army was nearing the Portuguese frontier, and the reserve at Bayonne was already beginning to assemble—it was now styled ‘the Second Corps of Observation of the Gironde’—when a series of startling events took place at the Spanish Court. On Octo the very day that the treaty of Fontainebleau was signed, Ferdinand, Prince of the Asturias, was . The red coat has evolved from being the British infantryman's ordinary uniform to a garment retained only for ceremonial purposes. Its official adoption dates from February when the Parliament of England passed the New Model Army ordinance. The new English Army was formed of 22 men.

After some service with an English corps, he joined his father’s regiment, the 33rd Native Infantry, as ensign. As already mentioned, the regiment remained staunch during the Mutiny, but at Philor, on its road to Delhi, it was disarmed, as a precautionary measure, by order of General Nicholson. George Boscawen in by George Romney - George Boscawen, 3rd Viscount Falmouth ( –), was a British army officer and statesman of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. His career included service as Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms during the reign of George III. See more.

Family and early life. Wingfield was born on 16 October in Ruabon, Denbighshire, Wales, the son of Clopton Lewis Wingfield, major in the 66th Foot Regiment, and Jane Eliza, daughter of Sir John Mitchell was of an English family traceable back to before the Norman conquest. His mother died in after the birth of her second child and his father died in of a .   Göttingen (24), an ancient Hanoverian town, prettily situated in the valley of the Leine, 50 m. S. of Hanover; is chiefly noteworthy on account of its university (), with its library of , vols. and MSS.; the students exceed , and are instructed by professors; there is a flourishing book-trade.


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Formation. The corps was formed as the Troop of Gentlemen in by King Henry VIII to act as a mounted escort, armed with spear and lance to protect the sovereign, in battle or elsewhere. Henry decided to have "this new and sumptuous Troop of Gentlemen composed of cadets of noble families and the highest order of gentry as his personal Body Guard or 'Nearest Guard'", Country: England.

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The Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard is now the oldest Royal Body Guard, and also the oldest military corps now existing in this or any other country, pre-dating the Gentlemen-at-Arms by 24 years and the The Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, The Royal Company of Archers, who were founded in As one of the premier rare book sites on the Internet, Alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available.

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Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms provides a bodyguard to The Queen at many ceremonial occasions. Members attend the Sovereign at State arrivals of foreign Heads of State, the Garter service at Windsor, the State Opening of Parliament, and the evening reception held by the Sovereign for the Diplomatic Corps.

Define gentlemen-at-arms. gentlemen-at-arms synonyms, gentlemen-at-arms pronunciation, gentlemen-at-arms translation, English dictionary definition of gentlemen-at-arms. gentlemen-at-arms One of a military corps of 40 gentlemen who attend the British sovereign as a ceremonial guard on state occasions.

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The Nearest Guard: A History of Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-At-ArmsAuthor: Sir Henry Brackenbury. The Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms is a post in the Government of the United Kingdom that has been held by the Government Chief Whip in the House of Lords since Prior to 17 Marchthe Gentlemen-at-Arms were known as the Honourable Band of Gentlemen ter: Prime Minister.

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The "pole-axes" still carried by the Gentlemen-at Arms are called halberds. The Guard at this period always brought up the rear of the royal processions. MARY to In the Household Book of Queen Mary, under dateis recorded that there were then on the salaried establishment of the Yeomen of the Guard:.

The Captain, Lord Bassam of Brighton, presided at the autumn dinner of Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms held last.

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Hoplites were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were primarily armed with spears and shields. New!!. Army Corps.—The “corps” of the 18th century was simply a large detachment, more or less complete in itself, organized for some particular purpose (e.g.

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