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Yeoman of the guard
Yeoman Yeo"man, n.; pl. Yeomen. [OE. yoman, [yogh]eman, [yogh]oman; of uncertain origin; perhaps the first, syllable is akin to OFries. g[=a] district, region, G. gau, OHG. gewi, gouwi, Goth. gawi. [root]100.] 1. A common man, or one of the commonly of the first or most respectable class; a freeholder; a man free born. Note: A yeoman in England is considered as next in order to the gentry. The word is little used in the United States, unless as a title in law proceedings and instruments, designating occupation, and this only in particular States. 2. A servant; a retainer. [Obs.] A yeman hadde he and servants no mo. --Chaucer. 3. A yeoman of the guard; also, a member of the yeomanry cavalry. [Eng.] 4. (Naut.) An interior officer under the boatswain, gunner, or carpenters, charged with the stowage, account, and distribution of the stores. Yeoman of the guard, one of the bodyguard of the English sovereign, consisting of the hundred yeomen, armed with partisans, and habited in the costume of the sixteenth century. They are members of the royal household.

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- the Yeoman of the Guard, led by John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, formally escorted Henry Tudor to his coronation ceremony.: 916  This appearance of...
- of the Guard: Oxford Castle" Archived 26 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine. The Oxford Times, 19 August 2010 Christiansen, Rupert. "The Yeoman of the Guard...
- The Yeomen Warders of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London, and Members of the Sovereign's Body Guard of the Yeoman Guard Extraordinary...
- The Yeoman of the Guard is a 1978 British TV version of the musical The Yeomen of the Guard. It was a filmed version of a 1978 stage production which...
- Yeoman /ˈjoʊmən/ was first do****ented in mid-14th-century England, referring to the middle ranks of servants in an English royal or noble household. Yeomanry...
- The Queen's Guard, British Guards, and Queen's Life Guard (called King's Guard and King's Life Guard when the reigning monarch is male) are the names...
- Cameron became one of the 35 resident Warders in the Tower of London, commonly known as the Beefeaters. Originally prison guards, the Yeoman Warder's position...
- members of the Royal Household preceded and escorted the coffin, flanked by the Gentleman at Arms and Yeoman of the Guard. Behind the coffin the Royal Standard...
- The yeoman rate is one of the oldest rates in the US Navy, dating back to 1794. Historically, the Navy yeomen were responsible for keeping the storerooms...
- 1900–2000 "Captains of the Yeoman of the Guard". Archived from the original on 2019-06-11. Retrieved 2010-01-20. "Parliamentary career for Earl of Strathmore and...