British Colours and Standards 1747-1881 (2) by Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

By Ian Sumner, Richard Hook

During this moment of a two-part series a revered vexillologist describes, explains and illustrates a wide selection of the King's and Regimental colors carried throughout the 18th and nineteenth centuries by means of British loved ones, usual, armed forces and Volunteer infantry regiments. The successive laws among 1747 and 1881 - while the sporting of colors within the box ceased - are supported by means of entire tables of 'ancient badges' and conflict honours; many cautious drawings; and by means of ten awesome plates by means of Richard Hook, detailing a few 35 flags in complete color, in addition to a few recognized colour-bearers.

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Source: Milne, Standards and Colours. F4: Royal Colour, 5th (Northumberland) Foot, 1839 In addition to this and the Second Colour, of conventional design, the 5th was one of the regiments which were awarded third or 'honorary' colours. As described under Plate E4 above, two regiments received these for their service in India; the origins of two others, carried by the 2nd and 5th Foot, are uncertain. The honorary colour carried by the Sth was described as green silk with a fringe on the three free sides, the badge of St George and the dragon in the centre, and the motto Quo fata vocant.

Many militia regiments bore the arms of th lord licutcnam of the county. their nominal comnum I • , on their e ond Colour (known in ev ral re ri m nts as the 'C u rn , I ur . Law n, in Lh • · • < nd vo1ume f his l fato ' ij the Unifon111 of f/1 p Br;ri, II rmy gives a lisL of Engli h and W I h mili ia o lo ur of tlw p r iod 17:-9- 60 u} an •d from a number of documents in th Publi Record Office. im nts Tut d. only five (l\uckinghamshirc. ,h hire. omwall. Hertfontshi1·e and Pembroke) canied coloun bearing a principal d vi thar .

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