Archive for February, 2015

416: The Blues & Royals (Royal Horse Guards & 1st Dragoons)

Posted by on Tuesday, 3 February, 2015

    Royal Horse Guards   The Royal Horse Guards (RHG) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry. Founded August 1650 in Newcastle upon Tyne by Sir Arthur Haselrig on the orders of Oliver Cromwell as the Regiment of Cuirassiers, also known as the London lobsters, the regiment became the Earl of Oxford’s Regiment during the reign of King Charles II. As the regiment’s uniform was […]