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officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch

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He was appointed to the Yeomen of the Guard in 1823 for distinguished service.
The Yeomen of the Guard is the world's oldest surviving royal bodyguard and traces its origins to the precarious position of Henry VII as a usurper.
Clinton resident Kate Meifert stars as Dame Carruthers in the not-for-profit Savoyard Light Opera Company's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's masterpiece, "The Yeomen of the Guard," through Nov.
What are the two basic knitting stitches ANSWERS: 1 Gerry Francis; 2 A plant; 3 Plain and purl; 4 Oranges; 5 The Canaries; 6 Think Twice; 7 Poliomyelitis; 8 Donald Duck; 9 An action said to reveal an unspoken thought; 10 The Yeomen Of The Guard.
There are 60 Yeomen of the Guard (plus six officers), drawn from retired members of the British Army, Royal Marines and Royal Air Force.
WELL done to John Loughlin, of Gravesend, Kent, for his witty caption to our picture of the Queen and Prince Philip commemorating the 500th anniversary of the founding of the Yeomen of the Guard.
They're staging the Yeomen of the Guard at the Royal Spa Centre, Leamington.
They were preceded through the cathedral's great west doors, used only for high ceremonial occasions,by the Yeomen of the Guard bearing the alms dishes containing the red and white purses of specially minted silver coins.
It will be placed high on a purple-draped catafalque on the same spot where King George VI lay in state in February 1952, and be guarded round-the-clock by a contingent of Gentleman at Arms and Yeomen of the Guard.
Carte built the Savoy Theatre in 1881 for productions of the partners' works, which collectively became known as the "Savoy Operas"; they included Iolanthe, or the Peer and the Peri (1882), Princess Ida, or Castle Adamant (1884), The Mikado, or the Town of Titipu (1885), Ruddigore, or the Witch's Curse (1887), The Yeomen of the Guard (1888), and The Gondoliers (1889).
Pinafore, or The Lass That Loved a Sailor (1878), The Pirates of Penzance or The Slave of Duty (1879), Patience or Bunthorne's Bride (1881), Iolanthe or The Peer and the Peri (1882), Princess Ida or Castle Adamant (1884), The Mikado or The Town of Titipu (1885), Ruddigore (1887), The Yeomen of the Guard (1888), The Gondoliers (1889), Utopia, Limited (1893), and The Grand Duke (1896).
(There is also a Crocodile APC.) (3) The uniform was adopted in 1485 and is still worn by the Yeomen of the Guard (Beefeaters).
Fantastic, wonderful, awesome, magical - unbelievable And humble, unworthy but proud, excited and emotional Chelsea Pensioners, Yeomen of the Guard, all ceremonial To guide us to our places, so close to the Queen.
Sarah Fox (soprano), Ben Johnson (tenor), Simon Butteriss (baritone) and Matthew Hargreaves (bass) were also impressive in items from such classics as The Gondoliers, The Yeomen of the Guard, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida and Ruddigore.
Which British military leader drowned when Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 John Buchan; 2 Pulses (peas and beans); 3 Lord Kitchener; 4 Cats; 5 The Yeomen of the Guard; 6 Fred Trueman; 7 Through the skin; 8 Henry Faulds; 9 SS Great Britain; 10 The Casual Vacancy.