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popular name for the Yeomen of the GuardYeomen of the Guard,
bodyguard, now ceremonial in function, of the sovereign of England. When the guard was originated by Henry VII in 1485, its members had numerous duties as defenders of the king's person and household functionaries.
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 and for the warders of the Tower of London. Both wear colorful uniforms modeled after those of the Elizabethan period.
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In their distinctive uniforms, emblazoned with the monarch's emblem, the Beefeaters - or more properly the Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London - are instantly recognisable symbols of Britain and Britishness.
May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beefeaters is pleased to help celebrate National Pet Month, a time when pet owners everywhere can share the love of pet ownership and lavish their pets with the goodies that they deserve.
The recruitment campaign for PS30,000-a-year Beefeaters offers "a career in modern heritage tourism for forward-thinking people-focused individuals who are excellent communicators and have an inherent sense of fun".
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Each Beefeater must also own another home where they can retire to at 65.
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To coincide with the fresh-faced new logo, Beefeaters has just released its 2013 Product Catalog, offering consumers a chance to view all of the latest products and shop online.
The former governor of the Tower of London acted like a "petulant child" when told a Beefeater he sacked was to get an apology and a pay-out.
Chief Yeoman Warder John Keohane said the male Beefeaters had realised for some time that one day a woman would do the job.
Beefeater are offering fun family days out at theme parks around the UK - Legoland Windsor, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Drayton Manor and The American Adventure.
FOR a superb selection of deliciously fresh cuisine and service that is second to none there is no better restaurant to visit than a Beefeater.
The leisure group will put the for-sale sign over its smaller leased and managed pubs and review the future of its 220-strong struggling Beefeater chain before half-year results on October 31.