Archive for October, 2011

367: 4th Irish Dragoon Guards, 7th Dragoon Guards to 4th/7th Dragoon Guards

Posted by on Saturday, 22 October, 2011

4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards Introduction Like many other cavalry regiments formed in 1685, this unit was created by merging several existing troops of cavalry. It was established to shore up King James II’s powerbase in London less than a month after the defeat of the Monmouth Rebellion, but three years later it went over […]