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Definition of Ensigncies

Ensigncies
Ensigncy En"sign*cy (?; 277), n.; pl. Ensigncies. The rank or office of an ensign.

Meaning of Ensigncies from wikipedia

- Ensign (/ˈɛnsən/; Late Middle English, from Old French enseigne (transl. mark, symbol, signal; flag, standard, pennant), from Latin insignia (plural))...
- educated at Eton and at the court of the Duke of Brunswick. He purchased an ensigncy in the 40th Foot in 1790. Wellesley's diplomatic career began in 1791 when...
- examinations in May 1852, and was appointed at the age of sixteen to an ensigncy without purchase in the 2nd or Queen's foot. His biographer Sir William...
- General Sir George Beckwith, the governor of Barbados, he obtained an ensigncy in the York Light Infantry Volunteers in 1813. He was promoted lieutenant...
- before volunteering for the British Army in India in 1806. He obtained an ensigncy in the 22nd Regiment of Foot in 1807 then exchanged into the 3rd Light...
- 1836. At the age of eighteen years he was gazetted, in June 1854, to an ensigncy in the 48th Foot. Landing with the 48th Regiment in the Crimea on 21 April...
- accomplished sketcher and watercolourist. In 1858 Robley purchased an ensigncy in the 68th (The Durham) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) for £450. After...
- chapter of his history. A small sum given him as the pay of an inland ensigncy, now conferred on him, but antedated, sufficed to defray the expenses of...
- sent on to Bicheno's Newbury seminary, where in 1807 he learned that an ensigncy in the 90th Regiment had been conferred upon him from 12 March that year...
- Medal with three Clasps. Major-General Byam's first commission was an ensigncy in the 38th, with which regiment he served two campaigns: all his other...