Tower Hill 14th February 1661

King Charles II rides along the ranks of Monck's Regiment. The musketeers wear red uniforms and green ribbons at the knee. Their black hats had red feathers. The pikemen wear armour and green breeches. An ensign lowers the Colour which at this time is green with a red cross.

Originally published in the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research; Vol XIII no.50 Summer 1934

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