Colour 1680

This Colour is to be seen in the painting of the Coldstream Guards at Horse Guards Parade 1680. It is not known exactly when the Colours were changed from green, white and red to blue, white and red. A description of a review on Putney Heath in 1684 says that the Coldstream Colours were 'flying a St Georges Cross bordered white on a blue field.

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