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Acknowledgements  ~~  Research Material 
 Websites of Interest (Regiments)  ~~  Yeomen's Websites

Research Material

 The Official History of the Guard, by Colonel Sir Reginald Hennell,
CVO, DSO, OBE, published in 1904 (amended 1958 and 1991)

The Yeoman of the Guard 1485-1885 by Thomas Preston - 1886

The Yeomen of the Guard 1485-1985 by Julian Paget - 1984

The Yeomen of the Guard 1823-1903 by Ian McInnes

Extended Essay written between 1973-1975 by Anita R Hewerdine

A New Dictionary of Heraldry (by Stephen Friar)
A Pageant of History (by William Collins & Sons)
Battles and Battle Fields (by David Scott Daniell)
BBC History
Bess of Hardwick by Mary S Lovell
Bosworth Field & The War of the Roses (by AL Rowes)
British Arms of Dominion
British History On-Line
British Orders and Decorations (by Peter Duckers)
Burkes Peerage
Ceremonial to be Observed - Opening of Parliament
Chambers Biographical Dictionary (edited by Magnus Magnusson)
Collins English Dictionary 3rd Edition
Colonel Sir RG Hennell DSO (original notes and letters)
Debrett's People of Today
DODs 2000, 2003 and 2005
English Heritage (National Monuments Records)
Her Majesty's Tower of London (by Col EH Carkett-James)
Hereditary Titles (Michael Moore)
Investiture at Buckingham Palace
John Player's Coronation Series of Cigarette Cards - King George VI
Jubilee - A Celebration of the Queen's Silver Jubilee 1952-1977
Most Noble Order of the Garter - Procession and Service of Thanksgiving
Old England. A Pictorial Museum Vol I, II (by Charles Knight)
Outlines of English History (by George Carter MA)
Parade for The Golden Jubilee - Inspection by HM The Queen
Pitman's Public Man's Guide (by Sir Isaac Pitman)
Portraits of Tudor Nobility
Stories of the Coronations (by Euphan & Klaxon)
The Book of Dignities (by Joseph Timothy Haydn)
The Book of The Ranks and Dignities of British Society (by James Lamb)
The Companion of British Biographies (All Volumes)
The Court of St James' (by ES Turner)
The Earlier Tudors 1485-1558 (by JD Mackie)
The Gun Powder Plot Society (David Herber)
The Hutchinson Encyclopaedia 8th Edition
The Kings and Queens of England and Scotland (Plantagenet Somerset Fry)
The Oxford English Dictionary 2nd Edition
The Society of Genealogists (especially - Mr Norman Meadows)
The Tower 1078-1978 (by Derek Wilson)
The Tower of London - The Official Guide Book
Tudor History - Battles and Rebellions
Victoria - Queen of a Changing Land (by Richard Poulton)
Who's Who (All Volumes)
Who Was Who 1897-1970 (All Volumes)
Winston S Churchill's - The Island Race

Websites Used for Reference:

Battles and Rebellions
BBC History
Britannia History
British Arms of Dominion
Ceremonies and Pageantry
College of Arms
English Heritage
Gun Powder Plot Society
Heraldic Sculptor
Kings and Queens
Society of Genealogists
This Sceptred Isle
Tudor History Links
Wars of the Roses



I would like to express by sincere gratitude to those mentioned below who were gracious enough to respond to my many letters and emails.
Once again, thank you:

The 7th Marquess Cholmondeley
The 13th Marquis of Lothian
The 11th Earl of Aylesford
The 8th Earl Cadogan
The 19th Earl of Derby
The 15th Viscount Falkland
The 4th Viscount Goschen
The 11th Viscount Torrington
Sylvia Countess Limerick CBE (6th Earl of Limerick)
The Lord and Lady (Emma) Monson
The Lord Newton
The Lord Waldegrave of North Hill (brother to the 13th Earl Waldegrave)
The Lord Skelmersdale


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