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Life of George Godfrey yeoman warder of the Tower of London

George Godfrey

Life of George Godfrey yeoman warder of the Tower of London

by George Godfrey

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Published by Partridge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(written by himself).
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19238512M

At the end of the Yeoman Warders swearing in ceremony they raise their goblet to give the traditional toast of "May you never die a Yeoman Warder". The Yeoman Warders are in fact the constables or police force of the Tower of London and as such have strong links with other law enforcement agencies throughout the world. In , Nicholas Rance claims that The Tower of London is an "incongruous merging of historical romance and guide book". The enduring image of the Tower of London as a grim place of torture and imprisonment was largely shaped by the works of 19th-century authors, particularly Ainsworth's : W. H. Ainsworth.

  am. Meet the raven team. Inside the Tower, life is already bustling. Over people, including Yeoman Warders and their families, live inside the . The Tower of London has also been the infamous setting for stories of royal tragedy and death. During the Wars of the Roses, Henry VI was murdered here in and, later, the children of his great rival Edward IV – the Princes in the Tower - vanished within its walls in

Alan Kingshott. Chief Yeoman Warder Alan Kingshott joined the Body of Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London in March and was promoted to Chief Yeoman Warder in , after a distinguished career in the Royal Hussars. Enlisting as a Boy Soldier in , he progressed through the ranks to become a Warrant Officer, instructing his Regiment in tank gunnery. Books featuring the Tower of London. Any time period, any genre. Books with the Tower on the cover are OK too. It has been a place of refuge, a prison, and the home of the Crown Jewels. It is the site where the Princes in the Tower famously disappeared in the 15th century. It is said that if the ravens leave the tower, Britain will fall.


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