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Some account of the history and antiquity of the worshipful company of Skinners, London.

James Foster Wadmore

Some account of the history and antiquity of the worshipful company of Skinners, London.

by James Foster Wadmore

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Published by J.B. Nichols and sons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London. -- Skinners" company,
  • London. -- Mayors

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17536498M

      Their Origin and Objects HE LIVERY COMPANIES OF LONDON hold a high rank in the history of the City of London. Their wealth, the important trusts reposed in them, the noble charities and foundation schools they support, and their connection with the civic constitution of the Metropolis, make them not only of primary interest to every Liveryman, but when it is considered that they had the. The Clockmakers’ Museum is the oldest collection in the world specifically of clocks and watches, and considered to be one of the finest. It contains some English and European watches, 30 clocks and 15 marine timekeepers, together with a number of rare horological portraits.

    The Clockmakers’ Company Library was founded in It consisted at first of the ancient manuscripts of the Company on which most standard reference works about British clockmakers have since been based. The Clockmakers’ Museum is open to the public in a special gallery on the 2nd floor of The Science Museum. Entrance is free. Plan your visit. Welcome to the Worshipful Company of Glovers. The Worshipful Company of Glovers of London was formed in by glove makers in London who wished to protect the high standard of their craft and was granted its Royal Charter by King Charles I in The Company has developed into a modern organisation with around men and women in the Livery.

      Unlike some other medieval English guilds, which have gone completely defunct or function today only as social or charitable societies, the Worshipful Company of Loriners is still going strong; for example, Anne, the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, . The Goldsmiths' Company, Foster Lane, London EC2V 6BN | Tel: The Goldsmiths' Company Charity is a charity registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales with number It is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company number


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Gild history. The Worshipful Company of Skinners (known as The Skinners' Company) is one of the Livery Companies of the City of was originally an association of those engaged in the trade of skins and was granted Royal Charter in The Company's motto is To God Only Be All Glory.

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Source: a p Author: ANON. The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers (until the Worshipful Company of Stationers), usually known as the Stationers' Company, is one of the livery companies of the City of Stationers' Company was formed in ; it received a royal charter in It held a monopoly over the publishing industry and was officially responsible for setting and enforcing.

Get this from a library. Some account of the worshipful Company of Skinners of London, being the guild or fraternity of Corpus Christi. [James Foster Wadmore]. Left: from Some Account of the History and Antiquity of the Worshipful Company of Skinners, London, by James Foster Wadmore, Right: from Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Skinners of London, by James Foster Wadmore, The inscription reads: The Qween Margarete su̅tyme wyff and Spowse to kyng Harry the sexthe.

Gregg was son of Francis Gregg of Putney, and was clerk to the Worshipful Company of Skinners from He became a lawyer in practice at Skinners's Hall, Dowgate Hill, London, in the substantial legal firm Gregg & Potts. They acted as the defence solicitors in the case around the arrest of.

The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, for example, gave away on average £m per year over the past three years. One of the newest Companies is the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists. Estates in Bloomsbury. 1 Duke of Bedford 2 City of London Corporation 3 Capper Mortimer 4 Fitzroy (Duke of Grafton) 5 Somers 6 Skinners' (Tonbridge) 7 Battle Bridge 8 Lucas 9 Harrison 10 Foundling Hospital 11 Rugby 12 Bedford Charity (Harpur) 13 Doughty 14 Gray's Inn 15 Bainbridge–Dyott (Rookeries) Area between the Foundling and Harrison estates: Church land.

Some Account of the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers. Compiled, from Their Own Records and Other Authentic Sources of Information, London: John Bowyer Nichols and Son, publishedOCLCpage London goldsmiths had long had to compete against foreign workmen, refugees from wars and religious persecution in their own country, and the Company had been vigilant in protecting its own members; but a major problem had to be faced at the end of the 17th century with the influx of Huguenots who fled from France after revocation of the Edict.

Get this from a library! History of the worshipful company of skinners of London, principally compiled from their own records. [William Herbert]. 6&7. The Merchant Taylor’s Company (alternating with the Skinners for position 7 every year) The Merchant Taylor’s were given their first Royal Charter by Edward III in Initially an association of citizens who worked as Tailors and Linen Armourers.

The company grew to such an extent that it controlled the tailoring trade.The ancestors of the Skinner family brought their name to England in the wave of migration after the Norman Conquest of The name Skinner is for a skinner. Looking back even further, we found the name was originally derived from the Old Norse word skinn, meaning hide, and indicates that the original bearer was employed in the trade of removing animal hides.