A yeoman /ˈjoʊmən/ was a member of a social class in late medieval to early
modern England ... A specialized
1 : the body of yeomen; specifically : the body of small landed proprietors of the middle class. 2 : a British volunteer cavalry force created from yeomen in 1761 as ...
A British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 to serve as a home guard and
later incorporated into the Territorial Army. American Heritage®
The perpetuation of a sturdy and independent
a group of men who held and cultivated small landed estates.