The History of the Worshipful Company of the Drapers of London: Preceded by an Introduction on London and Her Gilds Up to the Close of the XVth Century, Volume 1

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Clarendon Press, 1914 - Guilds
 

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Page 214 - Henry, by the grace of God, King of England and France, and Lord of Ireland, To all to whom these present Letters shall come greeting; Know ye, that we...
Page 202 - ... and ordinance made betwixt them, called the Fraternity and Gild of Merchants, the merchandise which be most dear, and keep in store the other, till the time that dearth or scarcity be of the same ; it is ordained, that no English Merchant shall use no ware nor merchandise by him nor by other, nor by no manner of covin, but only one, which he shall choose betwixt this and the Feast of Candlemas next ensuing.
Page 222 - Langton on the Monday next after the Feast of the Assumption of the blessed Virgin May 2 Jac.
Page 203 - It is ordained that Artificers Handicraft People hold them every one to one Mystery, which he will choose betwixt this and the said Feast of Candlemas ; and Two of every Craft shall be chosen to survey, that none use other craft than the same which he hath chosen...
Page 202 - ITEM, For the great Mischiefs which have happened, as well to the King, as to the Great Men and Commons, of that that the Merchants, called Grocers, do ingross all Manner of Merchandise vendible; and suddenly do enhance the Price of such Merchandise within the Realm...
Page 202 - V. ITEM. — For the great mischiefs that have happened as well as to the king as to the great men and commons, -of that that the merchants, called grocers, do engross all manner of merchandise vendible ; and suddenly do enhance the price of such merchandise within the realm, putting to sale by covin and ordinance made betwixt them, called the Fraternity and
Page 220 - ... in witness whereof we have caused these our letters patent to be made witness our trusty and...
Page 10 - ... and that, solely for their own advantage, and to the intolerable loss of all merchants coming to London and visiting the fairs of England, and the exceeding injury of all persons in the realm.
Page 204 - EDWARD, by the grace of God, King of England, Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine; to all to whom these present letters shall come, greeting.
Page 230 - Master and one Usher, to continue for ever. And that the said intention of the aforesaid Mayor, Bailiffs, Burgesses, and Commonalty of the aforesaid Town may take better effect, of our more abundant grace, We have granted and given Licence, and by these presents Do grant and give Licence, for us, our Heirs and Successors aforesaid, as far as* in us lies, to the aforesaid Mayor, Bailiffs, Burgesses, and Commonalty of...

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