Guidon Badge


The Prussian Eagle became the regimental badge in 1798 when the regiment was given the title Duchess of York's. HRH Frederike Charlotte Ulrike Katharina, Princess Royal of Prussia married Prince Frederick son of George III. The Prince was Duke of York and Albany. They married in Sep 1791. She became patroness of the 14th Light Dragoons on 26 July 1798. The badge is taken from the centre of the regimental guidon of the 14th LD.


Regimental Details | Badges



Armed Forces | Art and Culture | Articles | Biographies | Colonies | Discussion | Glossary | Home | Library | Links | Map Room | Sources and Media | Science and Technology | Search | Student Zone | Timelines | TV & Film | Wargames


by Stephen Luscombe