To. Skinner's Horse raised 23 February 1803. In his enigmatic memoir Bengal Lancer, Francis Yeats-Brown recounts how the Honourable East India Company received its licence to trade in Bengal. The Mughal overlord, the Emperor Shah Jehan, who built the Taj Mahal, had a daughter, Jehanara - 'modest and beautiful'. The Fourth Book of Moses, called Numbers. The bay of bengal 1823. The Commander-in-Chief can hardly persuade himself, that if we place our frontier in even a tolerable state of defence, any very serious attempt will be made by the Burmans to pass it: but should he be mistaken in this opinion, he is inclined to hope that our military operations on the eastern frontier will be confined to their expulsion from our.
Peto refilled their glasses and shook his head. Nor I. But as soon as the Burmans learn what we're about, they're bound to bring back every last man from Arakan and Assam. There'd be the very devil of a job fighting through them all. Campbell's only course is to make lightning work of the advance. Do you see any prospect of that?'
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Author: Allan Mallinson. The most exciting adventure yet for Matthew Hervey and the Sixth Light Dragoons.
Well, sir, I for one shall be making in the opposite direction tomorrow with Captain Hervey. And pleased of it, too. I've no partiality for fighting with trees everywhere you turn place for cavalry. The band had struck up a lively jig, and the commander-in-chief had rejoined the major. My compliments to you. But I fear I must return to my desk. The despatches from Rangoon this morning were not at all felicitous.
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Mallinson, a retired brigadier, took up writing when he left his own cavalry regiment, the Royal Hussars, to become British military attaché in Rome. As a romantic lead, Hervey isn't a patch on Sharpe, with that scar that gives his outrageously handsome features a mocking smile, but he's every bit as brave. I chose this, his fifth, for personal reasons. My Burmese great-grandmother was a lady-in-waiting to Queen Supayalat, consort to the last Burmese King. Outside Cinemascope, this is as near as you'll get to the raw excitement of a fullscale cavalry charge: "'Left wheel into line,' he called, checking the pace to a trot to allow them the manoeuvre time. Trumpeter Storrs blew the call perfectly, just the four notes and a simple fifth interval