household troops


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household troops

pl.n.
The regiments of cavalry and infantry that escort and guard a sovereign and a royal family.

household troops

pl n
(Military) the infantry and cavalry regiments that carry out escort and guard duties for a head of state

house′hold troops′


n.pl.
troops guarding or attending a sovereign or a sovereign's residence.
[1705–15]
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And though he belonged to the household troops, who, as it was their duty to rally round the Prince Regent, had not shown their valour in foreign service yet, Rawdon Crawley had already (apropos of play, of which he was immoderately fond) fought three bloody duels, in which he gave ample proofs of his contempt for death.
But the household troops, though considered fine men, are built so straggling.
In between the races, there were traditional musical performances, Royal Household Troops Band display (Lanzeh art), children's fun race and quadruple raked Al Ardah.
Over the centuries, the fortress turned into a prison used by the Janissaries (the elite infantry units that formed the Ottoman Sultan's household troops and bodyguards), and was also closed for a long time.
The shows were presented by male and female riders of the Royal Cavalry and Royal Household Troops, the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO) and a number of school students, in addition to international specialized teams in the equestrian shows.
The King's Troop is a mounted unit and integral part of the Queen's Household Troops.
Phil Hill, 49, from Plymouth, was dressed as a knight of Richard III's household troops.
The nationalist leader further called the Bulgarian police "Janissary units"(the Janissaries were infantry units that formed the Ottoman sultan's household troops and bodyguards), as they were "arresting Bulgarian patriots and not Islamists who threaten Christians.
Upon Kettler's resignation the Pdrnu household troops (3), earlier associated with him (and even earlier with Magnus and Denmark), remained semi-independent for the period of 1565-1575 and continued sporadic acts of warfare against the Swedes.
The Household Troops Band has been in existence since 1885 and on April 28 will be at the Salvation Army Centre in Upper Well Street.
THE Salvation Army Household Troops Band marched through Guisborough yesterday afternoon
The shows will be presented by male and female riders of the Royal Cavalry and Royal Household Troops, the Royal Guard of Oman (RGO) and a number of school students.

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