An Historical Essay on the Livery Companies of London: With a Short History of the Worshipful Company of Cutlers of London, and Combining an Account of Its Charters, Fundamental Laws, Bye-laws, Estates, and Charities

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J. W. Ward, at the "Croydon advertiser" offices, 1881 - 94 strani
 

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Stran 35 - As for the Bell Savage, which is the sign of a savage man standing by a bell, I was formerly very much puzzled upon the conceit of it, till I accidentally fell into the reading of an old romance translated out of the French ; which gives an account of a very beautiful woman who was found in a wilderness, and is called in the French La Belle Sauvage ; and is everywhere translated by our countrymen the Bell Savage.
Stran 65 - Contrary in any wise notwithstanding although express mention of the true yearly value or certainty of the premises or any of them or of any other gifts or grants by Us or by any of Our progenitors or predecessors heretofore made to the said...
Stran 65 - ... had, made, ordained, or provided, or any other thing, cause, or matter, whatsoever, in any wise notwithstanding. In witness whereof, we have caused these our letters to be made patent. Witness ourself at Westminster, the 23d day.
Stran 80 - ORDAINED that when and as often as it shall be thought fit by the Master Wardens and Assistants of the said Company for the time being or the...
Stran 15 - Immediately after the dinner and grace, the Master and Wardens drink to their visitors a hearty welcome ; the cup is then passed round the table, and each guest, after he has drunk, applies his napkin to the mouth of the cup before he passes it to his neighbour. The more formal practice is for the person who pledges with the loving cup to stand up and bow to his neighbour, who, also standing, removes the cover with his right hand, and holds it while the other drinks ; a custom said to have originated...
Stran 70 - Master Wardens and Assistants of the said Company for the time being or the greater part of them...
Stran 65 - May, in the sixteenth year of our Reign, of England, France and Ireland; and of Scotland the one and fiftieth.
Stran 56 - ... to ordain and make such. laws and ordinances, for the good and welfare of the said plantation, as to them, from time to time, shall be thought requisite and meet: so always, as the same be not contrary to the laws and statutes of this our realm of England...
Stran 56 - And for the better execution of our will, gift, and grant in this behalf, we have assigned, named, constituted, and made, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do assign, name, constitute, and make, our well beloved Robert Lnrthing, esq.
Stran 59 - Deputy to be one, that then and so often, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said...

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