Foreign News: Beefeaters Union

Beefeaters Union Tower Warders, Under orders, Gallant pikemen, valiant swordersf —The Yeomen of the Guard The puffy old gentlemen in red-breasted tunics who carry halberds up and down the battlements of the Tower of London are, as every U.S. tourist knows well, Yeomen Warders. At the drop of one of their black band box hats, they will explain at length that England's first Tudor king, Henry VII, recruited them in 1485 to serve as his personal bodyguard, and that they earned their proud name in 1669 when the Grand Duke of Tuscany wrote: "They are great eaters of beef . ....

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