Bibliography and World Wide Web links


Primary source: Cannon, Richard Historical Records of the British Army (Longman, London 1837-39)
These records accessed through the kind resources of The Internet Archive (not available on IE), for example, 1st Life Guards (not available on IE).

de Ainslie, Charles Historical Record of the First or The Royal Regiment of Dragoons (Chapman & Hall, London 1887)
Almack, Edward The History of the Second Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) (London 1908)
Anglesey, Lord A History of the British Cavalry - Vols 1-4 (Pen and Sword Books, 1983)
Babington, Anthony Military Intervention in Britain, from the Gordon Riots to the Gibraltar Incident (Routledge, London 1990)
Bowling, A.H. British Hussar Regiments: 1805 - 1914 (Almark London, 1972)
Carman, W.Y. Richard Simkin's Uniforms of the British Army. The Cavalry Regiments (Webb & Bower, UK 1982)
Churchill, Winston The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan (1899, reprinted by Renaissance Classics, NY 2012 )
Churchill, Winston A History of the English-Speaking Peoples (Cassell, London 1957)
Cooper-King, Charles The British Army and Auxiliary Forces (Methuen London 1897)
Dalrymple, William White Mughals (Harper Collins, London 2002)
Dalrymple, William Return of a King; the Battle for Afghanistan (Bloomsbury, London 2013)
Farmer, John S. The Regimental Records of the British Army (Grant Richards, London & Project Gutenberg)
Firth, Charles and Davies, Godfrey The Regimental History of Cromwell's Army (Clarendon Press, Oxford 1940)
Fletcher, Ian Galloping at Everything (The History Press, Stroud UK 2008)
Fortescue, J.W. A History of the 17th Lancers (Macmillan, London 1895)
Hinde Discipline of Light Horse (unknown)
Haythornthwaite, Philip British Cavalryman 1792-1815 (Osprey Publishing, UK 1994)
Mallinson, Allan Light Dragoons: The Making of a Regiment (Leo Cooper, London 1993)
Harrington, Peter and Tomasek, Michael Queen Victoria’s Army in Color: The British Military Paintings of Orlando Norie (Schiffer Publishing, Penn. 2004)
Packe, Edmund An historical record of the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards or Oxford Blues (Parker, Furnivall & Parker 1847)
Parker, Geoffrey ed. Warfare: Illustrated History (Cambridge University Press, 2000)
Rowe, David JJ Head Dress of the British Heavy Cavalry : Dragoon Guards, Household, and Yeomanry Cavalry 1842-1922 (Schiffer Publishing, Penn. 1999)
Rowe, Peter & Whelan, Christopher Military Intervention in Democratic Societies (Croon Helm, London 1985)
Schama, Simon A History of Britain 3 (BBC Publishing, London 2002)
Scott-Daniell, David 4th Hussar; the Story of a British Cavalry Regiment (Gale & Polden 1959)
Stanley, Peter White Mutiny: British Military Culture in India 1825-1875 (Hurst, London 1998)
Simkin, Richard See Carman, W.Y. above.
Trevelyan, G.M. A Shortened History of England (Longmans, Green & Co, New York 1942 - Pelican Books Edition)
Troubetzkoy, Alexis The Crimean War (Constable & Robinson, London, 2006)
Watson, J.N.P. Through Fifteen Reigns: A Complete History of the Household Cavalry (Spellmount UK, 1997)
Willcox, Walter Temple A History of Fifth (Royal Irish) Lancers (Doubleday, London 1908)

Minutes of Evidence before Select Committee on the Affairs of the East India Company (House of Commons August 1832)


Fraser, George MacDonald Flashman (Barrie & Jenkins, London 1969)
Fraser, George MacDonald Flashman at the Charge (Barrie & Jenkins, London 1973)
Mallinson, Allan A Call to Arms (Bantam/Transworld, London 2001)
Mallinson, Allan A Close Run Thing (Bantam/Transworld, London 2001)
Mallinson, Allan A Regimental Affair (Bantam/Transworld, London 2001)
Mallinson, Allan The Zazim's Daughters (Bantam/Transworld, London 2001)


British Regiments as at 2018
Brief history of Charles II (video)
Historical Uniforms (British Army)
Wellington's Cavalry
British Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleon Series - Wellington's Cavalry
British Military Prints (Connoisseur Publishing 1909)
Headware Examples
British Army Establishment in India 1862-1904
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards website
National Archive Resources
Remarkable Collection of Hussards-Photos
Light Dragoons Association
Excellent 14th/20th King's Hussars website
Victorian Wars Forum
King's Royal Hussars website
Household Cavalry Museum
The Jacket Shop - uniform reproductions
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum
The Queen's Cavalry
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards