The History and Survey of London and Its Environs; From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

The History and Survey of London and Its Environs; From the Earliest Period to the Present Time : In Four Volumes Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806 edition. Excerpt: ...and fellowship of Spectacle-makers of London."-" __ " _ They consist of a 'master, ' two wardens, and fifteen assistants; but have no livery. This company was incorporated by letters patent of James I. in the year 1669, by the appellation of, " the master, wardens, assistants, and commonalty of the art or mystery of Starch-makers, London." They are governed by a master, two wardens, and twenty-four assistants; but have no livery, or hall, ' Stationers. 47. This company was incorporated by Philip and Mary, in the year'15.57, by the name of " The mastenand keepers or wardens, and eonirnonalty of the mystery or art of a Stationer of the city of L0Ild0f1.-" It is 3 livery company governed by-.1 master, two wardens, and twenty-nine assistants; and the fineon admission is twenty pounds. Tallow ' Tallow-chandlers. 21.. "Brie society was incorporated by King Edward IV. in-the year 1460, by the name of " The master and keepers of the art and mystery of Tallow-. chandlers of the city.of London." It is the 21st on the city list; and is governed by a master, four wardens, and court of assistants. The fine, on admission, is fifteen pounds, eight shillings. Tilers and Bricklayers-. 87., Though this fraternity appears to be very ancient, yet they were not incorporated till the reign of Queen Elizabeth, who, by her letters patent, dated the 3d of August 1568, incorporated them by the name of "' The master, and keepers, or wardens of the society of freemen of the mystery or art of Tilers and Bricklayers of London," " This is a liver-ycompany, and is governed by a master, two wardens, and thirty-eight assistants. They had formerlya convenient hall in a court on the south side of...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771761
  • 9781236771766