The colours of the British army

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Pagina 17 - ReGENT, as a mark of HIs Royal Approbation of the distinguished gallantry of the Brigade of Foot Guards in the Victory of Waterloo, has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty...
Pagina 17 - Guards," in commemoration of their having defeated the Grenadiers of the French Imperial Guards upon this memorable occasion.
Pagina 26 - VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c., &c., &c., To All and Singular to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting! Whereas...
Pagina 23 - Battery, brought them safe to where their ammunition was to be obtained, thereby saving some fifty men, and enabling them to renew the combat. He received the approval of His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge for this action on the spot. Colonel Percy was engaged with, and put hors de combat, a Russian soldier.
Pagina 7 - Colour is to be the Red Cross of St. George in a White Field, and the Union in the upper Canton.
Pagina 7 - Colour, to be the Colour of the Facing of the Regiment with the Union in the upper Canton...
Pagina 5 - The flag of the guidon to be three feet ^ five inches to the end of the slit of the swallow-tail, and two feet three inches on the lance. The upper and lower corners to be rounded off at twelve inches' distance from the end of the flag.
Pagina 26 - 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...
Pagina 25 - February 13th, authorizing the newly raised Foot-Guards to have twelve stands of colours, thus — " Our Will and pleasure is, and we do hereby require you forthwith to cause to be made and provided twelve Colours or Ensigns for our Regiment of FootGuards, of white and red taffeta, of the usual largeness, with stands, heads, and tassells, each of which to have such distinctions of some of our Royal Badges painted in oil, as our trusty and well-beloved servant, Sir Edward Walker, Knight, Garter Principal...
Pagina 32 - Bonnet : and that the Union Flag shall be Azure, the Crosses Saltire of St. Andrew and St. Patrick Quarterly, per Saltire counterchanged Argent and Gules : the latter fimbriated of the second, surmounted by the Cross of St. George of the third, fimbriated as the Saltire.

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