A special unit of cavalry which serves as part of the ceremonial guard for the British sovereign.
Life-guards Sentence Examples
He was at that time serving as a lieutenant in the Prussian life-guards at Potsdam.
After studying with distinction under the doctrinaires of Perigueux, he entered the life-guards of Louis XVI., and was present at Versailles on the memorable 5th and 6th of October 1789.
A captaincy in the Life Guards was given him, and in 1670, on the death of Monk, he was made captain-general of the king's forces.
ALEXANDER IVANOVICH BARYATINSKY, Prince (1814-1879),Russian soldier and governor of the Caucasus, was privately educated, entered the school of the ensigns of the Guard in his seventeenth year and, on the 8th of November 1833, received his commission of cornet in the Life Guards of the cesarevich Alexander.
Reinhold Fersen and entered the Swedish Life Guards in 1740, and from 1743 to 1748 was in the French service (Royal-Suedois), where he rose to the rank of brigadier.