A woman beefeater

A BEEFEATER at the Tower of London will make history today when she becomes the first woman to take up the post.

Monday, 3rd September 2007, 9:21 am
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2007, 10:27 am

Moira Cameron, from Argyll in Scotland, beat five men to secure the coveted position as a Yeoman Warder and become the first female in the role in the guards’ 522-year history.

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She will don the traditional blue and scarlet livery for her duties today which begin with opening the Beauchamp Tower..