Unit History: Royal Scots Greys
The Royal Scots Greys was a cavalry regiment from 1678 until 1971.They merged with the 3rd Carabiniers to form The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard.
The Scots Greys regimental is ’Nemo me impune
lacessit’ which translates as ’Nobody touches me with impunity.’
It was at Waterloo that the Scots Greys fought their most famous action with the capture of the eagle of the French 45th infantry with Napoleon famously exclaiming ’Those terrible grey horses, how they strive!’
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