Her Majesty’s Body Guard with Tim Rayson

Alex Lloyd speaks with the Axe Keeper of Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, Tim Rayson.

Today’s bonus episode is centred on UK military history, specifically about Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms.

Alex Lloyd spoke with Tim Rayson, the ‘Axe Keeper’, about the history of the Guard, battles and axes, and their royal duties today.

This podcast was recorded in St James’s Palace, in London.

   

 

View the axes described in this podcast, and other photos, here.

The music at the end of the episode is “The Nearest Guard”, especially composed by Major Philip Shannon MBE for the 500th anniversary of the Honourable Corps on 4 June 2009.

This recording was performed by the Band of the Irish Guards and supplied by the Axe Keeper.

 

This podcast was produced by Thistle Productions.

EXPLORE MORE LIFE ON THE LINE PODCASTS HERE

.

.
 
.


 
.

    .  
...
...
. .
1123 Total Views 4 Views Today

Posted by Brian Hartigan

Managing Editor Contact Publishing Pty Ltd PO Box 3091 Minnamurra NSW 2533 AUSTRALIA

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.