ITEM #: 24142 Beefeater Ornament by Old World Christmas
From Old World Christmas. Formed in 1509 by King Henry VIII, Beefeaters, or the Yeomen Warders, are best known for their elaborate scarlet dress uniforms and are the ceremonial guards of the Tower of London. The term "Beefeater" comes from the ration of meat the earliest guards received as part of their pay. This ornament captures the intricate details of their uniforms, and keeps a proud tradition of Britain, England alive.