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Some account of the ancient Corps of gentlemen-at-arms.

James Bunce Curling

Some account of the ancient Corps of gentlemen-at-arms.

by James Bunce Curling

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Published by R. Bentley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army. Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy James Bunce Curling ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA111 .C8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 266 p.
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7001011M
    LC Control Number08028780
    OCLC/WorldCa10007816

    This is the second in this series of three books on awards for royal service, each of which stands independently of the others. The volume records the history and development of the Royal Family Orders, the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert, King Edward VII’s Medal for Science, Art and Music with registers of: the names of the recipients of these awards, together with the names of the. For a time Women's Army Corps caps were a matter of some concern. Some of the women wore them tilted at too exaggerated an angle. But now the caps are regulated to a tilt of 15 degrees to the right. The women are allowed a light makeup and may dress their hair as they please, provided the coiffure is neat and clears the collar.

    —In the reign of Henry VIII. arms were granted to Henry Thomson, of Esholt, co. York, one of that monarch's gentlemen-at-arms at Boulogne. The grant was made by Laurence Dalton, Norroy. The shield was—Per fesse embattled, ar. and sa., three falcons, belted, countercharged—a bend sinister. Crest: An armed arm, embowed, holding a lance, erect. 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.

    John Glas Sandeman, M.V.O. ; F.S.A.; late sub-officer and Senior Member H. M. Bodyguard Hon. Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms. Born 18 August, , second son of late George Glas Sandeman of Westfield, Hayling Island. Married,, Eliza Victoire Cormick, eldest daughter of late Captain Henry C. Lynch of Galway and Leigh Park, Hants. In he wrote "The Spears of Honour and the Gentlemen Pensioners", a history of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms.. He wrote a short account of the Select Knot of Friendly Brothers in London; His hobbies included being a collector of Greek and Roman objects of art. He was a member of Royal St George Yacht, Kingstown.


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