Lancers were cavalry armed with lances. Although vulnerable in close combat to other cavalry soldiers armed with swords or sabres, a disciplined lancer charge could smash most infanty lines.
5th Royal Irish Lancers
On the "Redbreasts", Britain's oldest lancer regiment.
Norman Cavalry
Collection of photographs illustrating a typical cavalry unit of the 11th century invading force.
Royal New South Wales Lancers
Created by veterans of the regiment, the site provides information on the unit, barracks, and museum. Feature shop and multimedia files.
Wikipedia: Lancer
Open enclyclopaedia article on the history and roles of lance bearing regiments.
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