The Origin & History of the First Or Grenadier Guards...

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الصفحة 362 - ... numbers of the enemy under the Duke of Luxembourg. The regiment distinguished itself •on this occasion, and sustained the loss of many brave officers and soldiers. D'Auvergne states, in his history of the campaign, — " Our vanguard behaved in this engagement to such wonder and admiration that though they received the charge of several battalions of the enemy, one after another, yet they made them retreat almost to their camp.
الصفحة 306 - I enjoy under your majesty, which I can never expect in any other change of government, may reasonably convince your majesty and the world that I am actuated by a higher principle, when I offer that violence to my inclination and interest, as to desert your majesty at a time when your affairs seem to challenge the strictest obedience from all your subjects, much more from one who lies under the greatest obligations to your majesty.
الصفحة 230 - I can, and shall, as I have done these many years, prepare myself for the worst that can happen to me; and, pray, once for all, never say anything to me again of turning Protestant, do not expect it or flatter yourself that I shall ever be it, I never shall, and, if occasion were, I hope God would give me grace to suffer death for the true Catholic Religion as well as banishment.
الصفحة 306 - This, sir, could proceed from nothing but the inviolable dictates of my conscience, and a necessary concern for my religion (which no good man can oppose), and with which I am instructed nothing can come in competition.
الصفحة 179 - For the preventing of all Questions and Disputes that might arise for or concerning the Ranks of the several Regiments, Troops and companies wch.
الصفحة 306 - Since men are seldom suspected of sincerity, when they act contrary to their interests ; and though my dutiful behaviour to your majesty in the worst of times (for which I acknowledge my poor services much overpaid) may not be sufficient to incline you to a charitable interpretation of my actions ; yet I hope the great advantage I enjoy under your majesty, which I can never expect in any other change of government, may reasonably convince your majesty and the world, that I am actuated by a higher...
الصفحة 198 - ... ranks of the several regiments, troops, and companies, which now are or at any time hereafter shall be employed in our service, and of the several officers and commanders of the same, as well upon service and in the field, as in all councils of war and other military occasions, when they shall be called to appear in their respective qualities, We have thought good to issue out these following rules and directions : viz.
الصفحة 318 - Serjeant Maynard came with the men of the law. He was then near ninety, and yet he said the liveliest thing that was heard of on that occasion. The Prince took notice of his great age, and said, "that he had outlived all the men of the law of his time:" He answered, "He had like to have outlived the law itself, if his Highness had not come over.
الصفحة 198 - Regiment immediately after ; and all other Colonels to take place according to the dates of their Commissions. " 2. That the several Regiments that are not of our Guards take place, according to their respective...
الصفحة 306 - ... self-interested men have framed against your Majesty's true interest and the Protestant religion ; but, as I can no longer join with such, to give a pretence by conquest to bring them to effect, so I will always, with the hazard of my life and fortune, so much your Majesty's due, endeavour to preserve your royal person and lawful rights, with all the tender concern and dutiful respect that becomes,

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