Repeated attempts by James to subdue the fortress by siege failed, and on one occasion Angus's men captured the royal artillery.
The Regent's army and the royal artillery was taken to Biggar, where his allies were commanded to muster on 10 June, and on to Dumfries.
La Hire, of the royal French artillery, who volunteered his services in setting and firing the train to the magazine, and who was somewhat bruised and singed.
In 1516, Albany appointed a French gunner, Jehannot de Lavall, as Master Keeper of the royal artillery.
He has a brother, Lieutenant-general Alexander Mcdonald, royal artillery.
The action began with a few deadly cannon volleys from the six pieces of the royal artillery, which was under the command of the master, La Guiche.
The royal artillery battered down the feudal strongholds.
Bryce was transferred from the royal artillery to the royal engineers in March 1789, and became a captain in the latter corps in 1794.
John was often based at Edinburgh Castle where carpenters and ironworkers maintained the royal artillery.
He entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, as a cadet, in 1757, and was appointed as second-lieutenant in the royal artillery in 1762.