|Title||Sir John Ligonier's Trumpet March. BC.56|
|Area||Uncertain, probably northern|
|Bibliography||Village Music project, Cooke, Benjamin|
|Notes|| Sir John Ligonier escaped from France as a 17yr old Huguenot in|
1697,joined the Dragoons in 1702 under Malborough,was Colonel of a
"splendid Regiment of Irish Dragoons" by 1720,fought with distinction
in the continental wars of the mid-century,became progressively
Viscount,Commander-in-Chief,Earl and Field Marshal by 1766. Last and by
all means least, also had a tune named after him.
|Source||Benjamin Cooke MS.circa 1770, F.Kidson Coll.|
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