By Gregory of Tours, Lewis Thorp
A dramatic narrative of French heritage within the 6th century. Gregory of excursions (c.A.D. 539-594) meant his background to be a chronicle of occasions and integrated the 21 years he spent as Bishop of excursions. This quantity includes all ten books of the background. As Gregory unravels the bewildering occasions of these a long time, what emerges is not any dry ancient record yet a colourful, specific and relocating competition.
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Although providing the escort was an honour for sergeants it was evidently not a popular one, as the flags would inevitably attract enemy fire. William Lawrence of the 40th recalled of Waterloo: 'I was ordered to the colours ... a job I did not at all like... 63 In addition to the sergeants with their 'halberds', the two files on either side of the colour-party might be ordered to hold their fire, so as always to be ready to protect the colours. C: THE 'REVERSE SLOPE' TACTIC - Stage 1 Plates C to E illustrate the theoretical sequence of an attack by a French battalion, in column, against high ground held by a British battalion.
He stated that though it succeeded against other armies, the attack in column 'against the British ... must always fail; because the English infantry is sufficiently firm, intelligent, and well disciplined, to wait calmly in lines for the adverse masses, and sufficiently bold to close upon them with the bayonet'. In a column under fire, he wrote, the cries of the i~ured and the 'natural repugnance of men to trample on their own dead and wounded ... produce the greatest disorder ... blinded by smoke, unstedfast [sic] offooting, and bewildered bywords of command from a multitude of officers crowded together ...
At 200 paces' distance Kempt halted his men and ordered them to remove their knapsacks in preparation for a charge; the French took this as a sign of hesitation, fired and charged. The British acted likewise, but 'the collision was but Later painting of the charge of the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) at Quatre Bras. This is probably a fairly accurate impression; charges were not necessarily conducted as a solid phalanx, and some men were likely to outrun others, giving a slightly looser formation. (Print after H.
A History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours, Lewis Thorp