household cavalry

(in Britain) cavalry units forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch.

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  • Household Cavalry — Household Cav|al|ry, the a group of British soldiers on horses who are responsible for guarding the Queen or King and the royal ↑palace. The Household Cavalry consists of two ↑regiments, the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Household Cavalry — (engl., spr. haushōld käwwelrĭ), Name der drei Regimenter Gardekavallerie des englischen Heeres …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Household Cavalry — The term Household Cavalry is used across the Commonwealth to describe the cavalry of the Household Divisions, a country’s most elite or historically senior military groupings or those military groupings that provide functions associated directly …   Wikipedia

  • Household Cavalry — Life Guards vor Buckingham Palace Als Household Cavalry wird in den Ländern des Commonwealth die Garde Kavallerie bezeichnet. Wenn die Einheit nicht näher bezeichnet wird, ist damit in aller Regel die britische Gardekavallerie gemeint …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Household Cavalry — Life Guards de garde à Whitehall (Londres), portant les Jackboot (en)s et cuirasse traditionnelles. Le terme Household C …   Wikipédia en Français

  • household cavalry — (in Britain) cavalry units forming part of the ceremonial guard of the monarch. * * * …   Universalium

  • Household Cavalry — noun (in the British army) the two cavalry regiments with responsibility for guarding the monarch …   English new terms dictionary

  • Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment — An officer of the Blues and Royals conducting the mounted band of the Household Cavalry. The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment is a ceremonial cavalry regiment of the British Army. It is classed as a regiment of guards[ …   Wikipedia

  • Household Cavalry Regiment — Infobox Military Unit unit name=The Household Cavalry Regiment caption= dates=19 October 1992 Present country=United Kingdom branch=Army type=Horse Guards role=Formation Reconnaissance size=One regiment command structure=Household Cavalry current …   Wikipedia

  • Household Cavalry Composite Regiment — The Household Cavalry Composite Regiment was a temporary, wartime only, cavalry regiment of the British Army consisting of personnel drawn from the 1st Life Guards, 2nd Life Guards and Royal Horse Guards. It was active in 1882 for service in the… …   Wikipedia

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