History of the Royal Berkshire Militia: (now 3rd Battalion Royal Berks Regiment)

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authoress, 1897 - Soldiers - 349 pages

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Page 11 - Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had.
Page 28 - O Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day. If I forget thee, do not thou forget me.
Page 285 - In 1786 he was recommended by Queen Charlotte to the notice of the reigning Prince of Waldeck, and was appointed by his Serene Highness to the command of a company in one of his regiments, which he joined in 1787, at Arolsen, the capital of Waldeck.
Page 65 - As you shall answer the contrary at your peril. Given under my hand and seal, the First of July 1652. OLIVER CROMWELL. \ Note. In the Archives of Trinity College Cambridge is a Patent duly signeted, and superscribed " Oliver P.," of date " Whitehall, 21st October 1654 ;" appointing Richard Pratt, " who, as we are informed, is very poor and necessitous...
Page 124 - Lord Barrymore, conducting a number of French prisoners from Rye to Dover by the Berks Militia under his command, halted at the turnpike at the top of Folkestone hill. After taking some refreshment, on regaining his seat in his vehicle a fusee which he carried with him went off and shot him through the head. lie died in a few minutes.
Page 73 - Leave being given to bring in a bill for the better ordering of the militia forces in the several counties of England, the task of preparing it was allotted to Mr.
Page 57 - Feversham, the general ; when he was surprised to hear a great uproar in the camp, attended with the most extravagant symptoms of tumultuary joy : he suddenly inquired the cause, and was told by Feversham, it was nothing but the rejoicing of the soldiers for the acquittal of the bishops. ' Do you call that nothing ? ' replied he, ' but so much the worse for them.
Page 78 - We having (agreably to the Acts for the better ordering of the Militia Forces in that part of Great Britain called England...
Page 157 - ISth of November last. His Royal Highness, therefore, requests that you will recal the order to the recollection of officers commanding brigades and regiments; and that you will enjoin them to give it all possible effect, by explaining to the men the beneficial consequences resulting from the inoculation of the cow-pox, which has long been proved to the entire conviction and satisfaction of those who have bad the best opportunities of observing the mild and rapid progress of this important discovery....
Page 199 - heretofore, to wit, at the general quarter sessions of the peace of our sovereign lady the Queen, holden...

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