The History of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London, Principally Compiled from Their Grants and Records, Vol. 2 : With an Historical Essay, and Accounts of Each Company, Its Origin, Constitution, Government, Dress, Customs, Halls, and Trust Estates
Excerpt from The History of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London, Principally Compiled From Their Grants and Records, Vol. 2: With an Historical Essay, and Accounts of Each Company, Its Origin, Constitution, Government, Dress, Customs, Halls, and Trust Estates and Charities There are at present six wardens (the first whereof is called the prime warden, ) twenty-eight assistants, and two hundred and twenty-two on the livery. Their livery fine is about fourteen pounds, but not always certain. They are the fourth of the twelve companies, and there have been lord mayors of this company, forty-one. Patron, St. Peter. Their armorial ensigns are, azure, three dohihins naiant in pale, between two pair of lucies, salterwise proper, crowned or, on a chief gules, six keys in three saltiers, (the ward ends upward, as the crowns. Crest on a helmet and torse, two arms, supporting an imperial crown of the second. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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