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The Beadle was originally a constable responsible for summoning members to meetings at the hall and or the maintenance of good order and discipline among the members and, perhaps especially, the Apprentices.


The Beadle now is a member of the Guild whose duties comprise: attendance upon the Prime Warden at all official and social occasions in which the Guild takes part and acting as adviser and confidant to apprentices.

Candidates for the position of Beadle should have served as a military NCO or similar.

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