By Christopher Rothero
On 28 September 1066 William of Normandy landed close to Hastings and ready to satisfy the Anglo-Saxon military of King Harold Godwinson. On 10 October 1066 the 2 armies met; and after six hours of battling what grew to become often called the conflict of Hastings, the Anglo-Saxon military was once overwhelmed and their king slain. The Normans arrange castles to regulate the local inhabitants, and four-fifths of all England's land replaced possession. even though, regardless of preliminary Norman luck, it used to be absolutely centuries sooner than the Anglo-Norman kings controlled to penetrate the wild interiors of Wales and Scotland, and lots of extra centuries sooner than the international locations of Scotland, Wales and England have been united below one crown.
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Gulations. Source: Dawna)", Standal'dS of the Household Olvls/on. t Dragoons 45 The Regimental Colour of the 44th M~rines, 1747. Sheet: yellow. i n, and a white ensign at the stern, all an a groen sea. Regimental number; gold. 23. 0 you. i '' Cih1alwr'" in commemoration of the imporrnnt n•Hional sef\in: yo11 performed Lhcre . cltmf'nts •tbo appear to h::l''e made up Lhcir owr flags. 1 mpk. l Lmign. \fa1·ine lktttalion ') sLitc hed upou it in white. itl1enra1. 'red Lo he the eyuiv;1lem of the flags canicd hv other regime-ms.
It did. howevE1r, appear on officers' sw()rd belt plates at the same date. 1se the badge in 1833 it certainly cited the 1796 issuE1 in its evidence. but its claim was denied. In 1804 the 5th was granted ttie subsidiary title of 'Princess Charlotte of Wales's'. after the only child of the future King George IV. and the regirnent adopted her cipher. 'PCW', as its distinctive badge. :! w"s confirmed in 1823. , although it is impossible to identify exactly when it wai:; adopted or granted. ests that the motto may have been i:t reward fur the gallantry of the 2nd Horse at Elixheim in July 170b.
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