yeoman of the guard


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officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch

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Dix Noonan Webb on May 8 offers a rare and somewhat less expensive alternative: what the auctioneers describe as "one of the finest, if not the finest, collections of medals to Yeoman of the Guard to appear at auction in the last decade".
The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeoman of the Guard is the oldest British military corps still in existence, being created by Henry VII in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Field.
In a procession lined by Yeoman of the Guard, the Royal couple entered the 20th century church - the only cathedral built on a new site in southern England since the reformation.
Pinafore," "The Mikado," "Ruddigore," "The Yeoman of the Guard," "The Sorcerer," "Princess Ida," "Cox and Box," and "Overture di Ballo." The sound is open and full and remarkably transparent for its age.
A A French policeman B A Spanish bullfighter C An Italian gondolier D A Yeoman of the Guard QUESTION 3 - for 3 points: What number does the Roman letter M represent?
In a case of the sublime to the (deliberately) ridiculous, he's back in a fortnight in Yeoman of the Guard.
Conductor John Wilson's six concerts in the season will include a semi-staged performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's opera The Yeoman of the Guard.
Fireman Dave Beardsall, who was chatting to the Queen, said: "She looked up and said; 'Oh dear'." The boy was rugby-tackled by 56-year-old Yeoman of the Guard Raymond Duffy.
Crowds of onlookers cheered as the youth was rugby tackled and apprehended by a Yeoman of the Guard dressed in red and gold ceremonial costume.
On retiring from the Army in 1971, Phil took up the posts of Sergeant Major of the Queens Bodyguard of the Yeoman of the Guard and the Superintendent of the State Apartments at St James' Palace in London.
These include senior members walking backwards, the serjeant-at-arms slamming the door in Black Rod's face, and the Yeoman of the Guard hunting for traitors in the cellars.
She is about to go on tour with the National Gilbert and Sullivan Society, performing Mikado, Pirates, Yeoman of the Guard and Sorcerer.
1952 The Gondoliers 1953 Mikado 1954 The Yoeman of the Guard and Patience 1955 Pirates of Penzance 1956 Iolanthe 1957 Ruddigore 1958 Mikado 1959 The Gondoliers 1960 The Yeoman of the Guard 1961 Trial by Jury and Pirates of Penzance 1962 Princess Ida 1963 Iolanthe 1964 Ruddigore 1965 HMS.
He returns for December 30 screenings of The Wizard of Oz and New Year's Eve celebrations, plus a performance of Yeoman of the Guard in April.
The main event of the evening, which raised money for the Newcastle East Sea Cadet Corps and Tynedale Hospice, was a talk by Major Charles Enderby, former Lieutenant of the Yeoman of the Guard, during which he recounted interesting aspects of his military life in service guarding Her Majesty the Queen.