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Yeoman Warders outside the gates of the Tower of London 1898

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Les Yeomen Warders (également connu sous le terme de Beefeaters) forme le corps des gardes d'apparat de la tour de Londres. Ils sont nominalement chargés de la surveillance des prisonniers de la Tour et de la protection des joyaux de la Couronne britannique. En pratique, ils servent de guides aux visiteurs tout en étant eux-mêmes l'une des attractions de la tour.

The Yeomen Warders of Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London, and Members of the Sovereign's Body Guard of the Yeoman Guard Extraordinary, popularly known as the Beefeaters, are ceremonial guardians of the Tower of London. In principle they are responsible for looking after any prisoners in the Tower and safeguarding the British crown jewels; They have also conducted guided tours since the Victorian era.

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