Scots Guards

one of the Guards regiments of the British army, established in Scotland in 1660.
Compare Royal Scots.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Scots Guards — in der Nähe des Windsor Castle Scots Guards ist der Name eines britischen Gardegrenadierregiments, das heute im Rahmen der Gardedivision (Guards Division) zum britischen Heer gehört und eines der fünf Leibregimenter von Königin Elisabeth II.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scots Guards — plural noun 1. A Scottish force which served the kings of France from 1418 to 1759, nominally to 1830 2. A well known regiment of Guards in the British Army, formerly Scots Fusilier Guards • • • Main Entry: ↑Scots …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scots Guards — Dans l armée britannique, la petite unité militaire écossaise des Scots Guards est l un des régiments d élite composant de la division de la Garde royale britannique « la Guards Division », au côté des Irish Guards (nord irlandais,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scots Guards — Infobox Military Unit unit name= Scots Guards caption= Cap Badge of the Scots Guards dates= 1642 1651, 1661 present country= United Kingdom branch= Army type= Foot Guards size= One battalion One company role= 1st Battalion Armoured Infantry F… …   Wikipedia

  • Scots Guards Band — Infobox musical artist Name = Scots Guards Band Img size = 250 Background = Military Band Alias = Band of the Scots Guards Origin = flagicon|UK Scotland, United Kingdom URL = [ band/472.aspx Home of the Scots… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Scots Guards (1805–1913) — Pre Napoleonic wars historyThe Napoleonic WarsIn 1804, the United Kingdom s nemesis, Napoleon Bonaparte (known as Boney to the British), became Emperor of the French. The following year the Third Coalition was formed against France and the 1st… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Scots Guards (from 1946) — The Scots Guards are a regiment of the British Army. The regiment cherishes its traditions, especially on the parade ground where the scarlet uniform and bearskin have become synonymous with the regiment and the other Guards regiments. The… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Scots Guards (1914–1945) — Pre WW1See Scots Guards (1805).World War IOn 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife the Countess Sophie were assassinated by a Serbian nationalist. This event triggered the First World War that would eventually lead every major power …   Wikipedia

  • 1st Scots Guards F.C. — 1st Scots Guards F.C. were an English football team that existed from at least 1891. They played in the Southern League from 1895 96 and finished third of nine in Division Two. This made them eligible to play in a test match promotion decider… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Scots Guards (1642–1804) — The Scots Guards trace their origins back to 1642 when, by order of King Charles I, the regiment was raised by Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll for service in Ireland, and was known as the Marquis of Argyll s Royal Regiment. It spent a… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.