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yeoman's service

Service that is good enough, but in no way extravagant. This rickety wooden ladder has done me yeoman's service over the years, but now it's time to upgrade.
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HISTORY LESSONS: Yeoman warders with historians Dr Janette Martin and the Rev Paul Wilcock * HISTORIC SYMBOL: A Tower of London Beefeater in ceremonial costume
The Association of Letting & Management Agents (ALMA), a self-regulating organisation supported by Cardiff County Council terminated Yeoman Edwards' membership 'due to non-compliance of membership requirements'.
Mr Millard told the panel via Skype from Spain Ms Yeoman became "very angry" that it had not been done.
uk Novices' Chase should see Chief Yeoman return to winning ways.
I'm sure those who backed Chief Yeoman will believe the stumble cost him the race, but the horse has been difficult to win with in the past - he has now gone 11 races without a win and has finished second five times in that sequence - and he may not have been able to get past the tough Buena Vista.
Henry, who lives in Sefton Park, Liverpool, works for Yeoman Backhouse, based at Seaforth Docks, which is part of the Millgrain group, specialising in shipping, grain importing and aggregates.
Student nurse Ms Charis Yeoman, aged 21, died in the horrific crash on the A361 North Devon link road in March last year, Exeter Crown Court was told by Mr Ian Pringle, prosecuting.
In this ambitious study of the political culture of the antebellum South Carolina Low Country, Stephanie McCurry argues that yeoman farmers found common cause with their planter neighbors in the shared experience of mastery.
WELSH actor Owain Yeoman has landed a starring role in a hit American Revolutionary War drama playing hated US "traitor" Benedict Arnold.
However further interference at the fourth- last obstacle proved costly and Chief Yeoman began to struggle before coming down at the next fence.
The barmy scheme, devised by VisitScotland's Ian Yeoman, would see them act as tourist information points, giving advice on attractions, events and accommodation.
Jim Yeoman, 66, was found slumped in an armchair by his son and young granddaughter after a neighbour raised the alarm.
THE Yeoman of the Guard who tackled a would-be streaker at a Buckingham Palace garden party said yesterday his rugby training during his long Army career meant he instinctively lunged at the 17-year-old youth.
In Sublimity, where a majority of residents came from southern yeoman backgrounds, regional, class, and family values created the context for the community.
STAR of The Mentalist, Owain Yeoman, led a protest by animal rights' group Peta against the sale of foie gras at London's Fortnum & Mason store yesterday.