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From butcher's boy to Beefeater

Geoff Abbott has guarded the Tower of London for 20 years. At 91 he's now published his autobiography after having sold books on execution across the world.

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From butcher to Beefeater

Yeomen Warders are popularly known as Beefeaters Credit: PA

A former butcher's boy from South Cumbria who went on to spend more than 20 years serving as a Beefeater at the Tower of London has just published his autobiography.

91-year-old Geoff Abbott is a world renowned on expert on executions and has already published several books on the subject. He's hoping to make a killing out of his life story.

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