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The clothing and arming of the Yeomen of the Guard from 1485 to 1685

Charles Relly Beard

The clothing and arming of the Yeomen of the Guard from 1485 to 1685

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The clothing and arming of the Yeomen of the Guard from 1485 to 1685 by Charles Relly Beard Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Clothing and Arming of the Yeomen of the Guard from to The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard is the world's oldest surviving royal bodyguard, having been founded by Henry VII in Today it is purely a ceremonial body, but in the past it was a true bodyguard and the nucleus of a fighting force at a time when England had no standing by: 1.

The Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard, to give them their full title, was created by Henry VII in at the Battle of Bosworth and is the oldest military corps in existence in Britain.

They have served the monarch continuously since then, even during The Commonwealth ( – ) when they guarded King Charles II in exile in France. Yeomen. of the Guard. Their History from by. Thomas Preston. edited by Yeoman William D Norton (Typed by Mrs L Norton) Index: Page Page – Henry VII 9 Introduction 2 – Henry VIII 13 James I 27 – Edward VI 20 James II 36 – Mary I 21 King’s Majestie, The 31 – Elizabeth I 22 Knighthoods 6 – James I 27 Making the.

The Yeomen of the Guard can be distinguished by their cross belts, worn from the left shoulder. They carry a sword, which is not drawn, and a halberd known as a 'partisan'. The Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard was created by Henry VII in after the battle of Bosworth.

The Yeomen of the Guard or Yeomen Archers was created in to guard the new King, Henry then, their sense of duty and commitment to their Monarch is absolute.

They no longer carry the harquebus, or a quiver of arrows with the long-bow of by-gone days, or indeed protect the body of the Sovereign in its true meaning, but they are as proud and certainly no less loyal to their Sovereign.

The Yeomen of the Guard; or, The Merryman and His Maid, is a Savoy Opera, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. premiered at the Savoy Theatre on 3 Octoberand ran for performances.

This was the eleventh collaboration of fourteen between Gilbert and Sullivan. The opera is set in the Tower of London, during the 16th century, and is the darkest, and perhaps.

Full text of "The Yeomen of the Guard, or, The merryman and his maid" See other formats ML 50 S94 Y4+ SULLIVAN The yeomen of the guard CORNELL UNIVERSITY LIBRARY MUSIC SOUVENIR AND LIBRETTO OPERA COMPANY (JjAJuu^^a4THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD \book is in the Cornell University Library.

The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard are a bodyguard of the British oldest British military corps still in existence, it was created by King Henry VII in at the Battle of Bosworth a token of this venerability, the Yeomen still wear red and gold uniforms of Tudor style.

There are 60 Yeomen of the Guard (plus six officers), drawn from retired members of the Country: United Kingdom. The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard is the world's oldest surviving royal bodyguard, having been founded by Henry VII in Today it is purely a ceremonial body, but in the past it was a true bodyguard and the nucleus of a fighting force at a time when England had no standing army.

Nevertheless, even in its early years, its ceremonial role was also of great importance. The idea is, a yeoman is a good householder, held in high esteem. Often prisoners were conscripted instead.

In Thomas Malory's tale of Arthurian legend Le Morte d'Arthur, Sir Gawain states that he was made a yeoman at Yule. The Yeomen of the Guard () is a Savoy Opera by Gilbert and Sullivan.

The Yeomen of the Guard is being produced by The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin, Texas. Since we have been spreading the joys of G&S through our Annual Grand Productions, Educational & Community Outreach, Musicals, Musical Scholarships, Newsletters, and Holiday Season Shows.

The Captaincy of the Royal Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard has always been regarded as an honourable post to fill, and for over years the service was purely honorary, the only recognition on the part of the sovereign being the occasional present of “a gown.”The Household Books of James I show that this was the custom during the reign of that monarch and the cost of the gown given.

Full text of "Some Account of the Royal Body-Guard Entitled the Ancient Corps of the Yeomen of the Guard See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

The Yeomen of the Guard Hardcover – January 1, by W. Gilbert (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: W. Gilbert. The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard is the world's oldest surviving royal bodyguard, having been founded by Henry VII in Today it is purely a ceremonial body, but in the past it was a true bodyguard and the nucleus of a fighting force at a time when England had no standing army.5/5(1).

Full text of "The History Of The King's Body Guard Of The Yeomen Of The Guard (Valecti Gard Domini Regis) The Oldest Permanent Body Guard Of The Sovereigns Of England. The overture to "The Yeomen of the Guard", as performed on Saturday, November 14th,by the Cornell Savoyards.

The video clips and still. This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Some Account Of The Royal Bodyguard Entitled The Ancient Corps Of The Yeomen Of The Guard, Instituted () [Smith, Thomas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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London (copyright). Gallery: Yeomen of the Guard First Performed or The Merryman and his Maid (October 3, ; Savoy Theatre; performances) Colonel Fairfax, sentenced to die in an hour on a false charge of sorcery, marries Elsie Maynard, a strolling singer.

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Bits from Act II of Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Yeomen of the Guard" (). Includes "Night has spread her pall once more", "Hereupon we're both. The Yeomen of the Guard is one of the most popular and enduring Gilbert and Sullivan Savoy operas.

This critical performing edition, edited by Colin Jagger, Director of Music, University of Portsmouth, presents the opera as it was performed during the original Savoy Theatre run.

It corrects errors found in older editions (regarding music, dialogue, and stage directions) and includes. Check out Sullivan: The Yeomen of the Guard / Act 2 - "A man who would woo a faie maid" by Kurt Streit & Sylvia McNair & Sir Thomas Allen & Jean Rigby & Academy of St.

Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Directed by Dave Heather. With Alfred Marks, Joel Grey, Elizabeth Gale, Claire Powell.

Colonel Fairfax has been falsely accused of sorcery by a jealous relative who covets his estates and money.

The Colonel is condemned to death for his 'crime' and waits in the Tower of London for his execution. Fate, however, steps in - in the form of Sergeant Meryll (who owes his life to Colonel Fairfax) and /10(8).

1 photographic print on stereo card: stereograph. APA citation style: Underwood & Underwood, P. (ca. ) "Yeomen of the guard" - warders at the Tower of London Henry VIII uniforms, d London, ca. YEOMEN OF THE GUARD, originally " Yeomen of the Guard of (the body of) our Lord the King," or in the 15th-century Latin, " Valecti garde (corporis) domini Regis," the title (maintained with but a slight variation since their institution inthe official wording under Edward VII.

being " The King's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard ") of a permanent military corps in attendance on the. Media in category "Yeomen of the Guard" The following 24 files are in this category, out of 24 total. Bundesarchiv BildLondon, Königliche × ; 87 KBLocation: United Kingdom. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Yeomen Of The Guard (Act 1) - D'Oyly Carte - Gilbert & Sullivan YouTube The Mikado Act I Eric Idle Lesley Garrett.

The Yeoman of the Guard comes to DVD from Acorn with a standard full-frame transfer and Dolby Digital Stereo sound.

Special features include an introduction by Douglas Fairbanks Jr., a making-of featurette, song index, profile of Gilbert & Sullivan, and companion booklet featuring the. 'The Yeomen Of The Guard'. Colour lithograph poster advertising a production of the comic opera by W.

Gilbert and A. Sullivan by the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company. Designed by Dudley Hardy. London, England. Museum Number E Buy The Yeomen of the Guard: Including the Body of Yeoman Warders of London, Members of the Sovereigns' Body Guard (extraordinary) by McInnes, Ian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). - Explore infoseeker43's board "Yeoman Warders", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Tower of london, London and Period outfit pins.

- for costume reference: pre (Gilbert's death) of professional British and American productions--produced or sanctioned by the D'Oyly Carte company unless otherwise noted and taken within W. S Gilbert's lifetime--as well as amateur productions within that time frame that were probably also sanctioned by the D'Oyly Carte company pins.

The "Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard" are a bodyguard of the British Commonwealth oldest extant British military corps, and indeed the oldest military corps in existence in the world today, it was created by Henry VII in at the Battle of Bosworth Field.

One of the most acclaimed musical productions in television history, this telecast of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Yeomen of the Guard features a starry cast led by Celeste Holm, Alfred Drake, Barbara Cook, Bill Hayes, and Henry Calvin.

At the time of its airing, The New York Times praised the “opulent production that was a joy to see and hear.”. A semi-staged performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's 'The Yeomen of the Guard' directed by Martin Duncan. With baritone Leigh Melrose (Lt Sir Richard Cholmondeley).

Register now to continue reading Thank you for visiting Gramophone and making use of our archive of more t expert reviews, features, awards and blog articles. “The Yeomen of the Guard” is on parade in the Bay Area. Gilbert and Sullivan fans may turn out and salute as should anyone who appreciates a musical show delightfully performed.

From the opening, “When maidens loves, she sits and sighs” to the closing, “I have a song to singo, O!”, the company is the star, as usual, in a Lamplighters performance. The "Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard" are a bodyguard of the British Commonwealth oldest extant British military corps, and indeed the oldest military corps in existence in the world today, it was created by Henry VII in at the Battle of Bosworth Field.This production was taped at the Tower of London in for the Festival of the City of London.

The tradition of staging Yeomen at the Tower seems to have begun with the Festival of Britain in Performances were given on a stage erected across the moat outside of the structure, but the video was shot all over the Tower, especially on Tower Green to put the action in perspective, and the.