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YEOMAN. In the United States this word does not appear to have any very exact meaning. It is usually put as an addition to the names of parties in declarations and indictments. In England it signifies a free man who has land of the value of forty shillings a year. 2 Inst. 668; 2 Dall. 92.

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Things were looking a little grim for Bill Yeoman and his Houston Cougars in 1965.
There is not a member of staff who hasn't some story to tell about Mrs Yeoman and her treatment of them," she said.
I sought permission for a team at the University of Huddersfield to carry out the project and after examining the proposal, Historic Royal Palaces, the organisation in overall charge of the Tower of London, gave the go-ahead" After the oral history phase has been completed, the plan is to move on to archival research in order to tell the long and sometimes turbulent history of the Yeoman Warders.
AT A CANTER: Kelsie Yeoman, below, with one of her trophies, and bottom left with her cousin Kristina CONGRATULATIONS: Kristina Yeoman with her trophy on her pony Mouse, above
Then I saw an article on the Yeoman Warders and found out there were five ex-Royal Signalmen," he recalls.
Another, Mike Robinson, of Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan, became concerned when we was not getting payments from Yeoman Edwards but saw the company's director Marc Mort driving a Mercedes sports car.
A General Teaching Council for Wales hearing was told Ms Yeoman faces nine allegations of failing to ensure the tests were administered in accordance with guidelines, applying undue pressure on staff to agree unrealistic targets for pupils and unacceptable professional conduct.
It is a tough challenge for many amateur societies as those Yeoman of the title mean finding about eight basses and five tenors.
Summary: Two Beefeaters have reportedly been suspended over allegations of bullying against the Tower of London's first female yeoman warder.
The body of Audrey Yeoman was found at the bottom of cliffs in Skinningrove on September 15 last year.
Sarah Yeoman, 14, from Boldon Colliery, thought she had pulled a muscle while on a trampoline, but the pain got worse and she started vomiting.