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Yeomen of the Guard

Yeomen of the Guard are a royal bodyguard founded in 1485 for the coronation of Henry VII. They have retained their Tudor uniforms and their duties include searching the cellars of Parliament before a state opening. The Yeomen Warders of the Tower, or Beefeaters, established in Edward VI's reign, have a similar uniform.

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beefeater

beefeater a Yeoman Warder or Yeoman of the Guard in the Tower of London. The word is recorded from the early 17th century, originally as a derogatory term for a well-fed servant: the current sense dates from the late 17th century.

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Beefeaters

Beefeaters, popular name for the Yeomen of the Guard and for the warders of the Tower of London. Both wear colorful uniforms modeled after those of the Elizabethan period.

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beefeater

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