Napoleon Series Archive 2003

Re: Royal Horse Guards status
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Gunter ,

Which regiment do you want because you have

- the 1st Life Guards, raised in 1661 as the 1st or His Majesty's Own troop of Guards (1st Life Guards in 1788)
- the 2nd Life Guards - raised in 1660 as the 3rd, or Duke of Albermarle's Troop opf Guards (2nd Life Guards in 1788)
- the Royal Horse Guards (The Blues) - raised in 1661 as the Royal regiment of Horse (The Royal regiment of Horse Guards in 1689)
- The Royal Dragoons (1st Dragoons) - raised in 1661 as the Tangier Troop of Horse (The Royal Regiment of Dragoons in 1690)
- 1st King's Dragoon Guards - raised in 1685 as the Queen's or 2,d Regiment of Horse (1st King's Dragoon Guards in 1746)
- The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards) - raised in 1685 as the Ear of Peterborough's Horse (2nd, or Queen's, Dragoon Guards in 1746

All of them, except the last one, were present at Waterloo.

Bets regards

Marc

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