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Admiral Sir Alexander Andrew Anne appointed Arms Arms—Arg Arms—Az Arms—Gu Arms—Or Arms—Sa Badajoz Bart battle born brother Capt capture Castle chev chief Ciudad Rodrigo Colonel Corunna County distinguished Duke Earl Egypt eldest Elizabeth engr Ensign expedition fesse Foot France Frederick French frigate frigate gallant officer Garter gold Governor Holland honour India Ireland issue July King King's Counsel Knight Grand Cross knighthood KNIGHTS BACHELORS late Sir Lieut Lieut.-Col Lieut.-Gen Lieutenant-Colonel lion Lord Lieutenant lordship Major-Gen Major-General Major-General Sir Malta March Marquess Mary midshipman Order Orthes Peninsula Portugal Pyrenees Queen Rear-Admiral Rear-Admiral Sir received knighthood Regiment Richard Royal Artillery Royal Engineers Salamanca served severely wounded siege Sir Charles Sir Edward Sir George Sir Henry Sir James Sir John Sir Robert Sir Thomas Sir William Spain thistle Vice-Admiral Vice-Admiral Sir Vittoria Walcheren Walcheren expedition Waterloo West Indies wife
Page 29 - Lord and sixth year of the reign of her Majesty Anne by the grace of God Queen of Scotland England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith.
Page 163 - Orthes, and Toulouse. From 1809 to 1811 he was employed in procuring intelligence of the enemy's movements in advance of the army, in organizing nine Portuguese guerilla corps, and in resisting the attempt of the enemy to pass the Tagus at Chamusca. From 1811 to 1814 he was the organ of communication between the Duke of Wellington and the Portuguese troops...
Page 34 - King George I., on the 17th Feb. 1714-15, was pleased to confirm the statutes signed by Queen Anne as above mentioned, with the addition of several more, amongst which was that of adding rays of glory to surround the whole figure of St. Andrew which hangs at the collar; and though from the time of the Reformation to the year...
Page 51 - Class — Companions of the Order ; not limited in number ; they are to take precedence of esquires, but not entitled to the appellation, style, &c. of knights bachelors. To wear the badge assigned to the third class, pendent by a narrow red riband to the button-hole.
Page 59 - In 1804 he was made vice-admiral, and in the following year was appointed to the command of the Toulon squadron.
Page 145 - Stellama was again severely wounded ; became lieut.-colonel iu the army in 1812; is Grand Cross of the Neapolitan order of St. George, and commander of the Sicilian order of St. Ferdinand and ilerit.
Page xiii - GCB Knight Grand Cross of the Bath KCB Knight Commander of the Bath. CB Companion of the Bath.
Page 33 - Here follows the form of the oath to be taken by all, as «hall be admitted into this order as brethren. " I shall fortify and defend the true reformed Protestant religion, and Christ's Most Holy Evangel, to the utmost of my power ; I shall be loyal and true to my sovereign lady the Queen, Sovereign of this most ancient and most noble Order of the Thistle ; I shall maintain and defend the statutes, privileges, and honours of the said Order. " I shall never bear any treason about in my heart against...