A video is circulating on social media purporting to show a member of the Queen’s Guard (who guard the official royal residences in the United Kingdom) punching a black man to the ground. This claim is false.
Has anyone been killed by the Queens Guard?
Have there been any cases of the Queen’s Guard shooting someone while posted at Buckingham Palace? The answer is no! And in the most recent instance of Palace intrusion, the Guard arrested Michael Fagan in 1982, but they didn’t kill him or had to use any force with him.
Why can’t the Queen’s Guard move?
While on duty, Queen’s Guards are not supposed to move or respond to anything that the tourists may throw at them. However, the rules indicate that after being still for at least 10 minutes, they can march up and down the street in order to stretch their legs and avoid passing out.
Do royal guards get in trouble for smiling?
They Won’t Smile for a Selfie
Although they’re a popular spectacle for visitors to Britain, wishing to observe as they perform their iconic Changing of the Guard, these guards are in active service to the Queen and must carry themselves with the upmost discipline.
Who is The Queen’s personal bodyguard?
Her Majesty’s Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms provides a bodyguard to The Queen at many ceremonial occasions.