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The Early History of the Guild of Merchant Taylors of the Fraternity of St. John the Baptist, London Volume 1; The History (Paperback) Loot Price: R490
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The Early History of the Guild of Merchant Taylors of the Fraternity of St. John the Baptist, London Volume 1; The History...

The Early History of the Guild of Merchant Taylors of the Fraternity of St. John the Baptist, London Volume 1; The History (Paperback)

Charles Mathew Clode

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ... John Huchenson, Student in Pembroke Hall, who succeeded the said Mr. Withers for the enjoying of the exhibition to him granted by this house for one half year also to him due at Midsummer, anno 1570, total, lO?." Page 196, post. 5 Ordinance 4. ally present in St. Martin's Church, there serving God and all his Saints and praying every day for Henry VII, the chief and first founder of the said Fraternity of St. John Baptist, of London, for the good estate of the Master, Wardens, Brethren, and Sisters, and all the benefactors of the said Fraternity being alive, and for the souls of those deceased." The alms people were bound to leave all their bedding and household stuff for the use of their successors, but they were to be buried honestly at the cost1 and charges of the Fraternity by the Master and Wardens, divers of the clothing in their whole livery being present at a " solemn dirige and at masse as they used to do laudably for other brethren and sisters when they depart out of this present life." This, like other ordinances was altered after the Reformation. The service in St. Martin's was watered down to a weekly attendance, and the almsman's tenure was limited to good behaviour with a proviso that if he married without leave of the Master and Wardens he should at once forfeit his privileges, but if he married with leave the widow by survivorship enjoyed his privileges. It was this frequent survivorship of willows (possibly some years younger than their late husbands) which induced some benevolent members of the Court to provide almshouses in Hog Lane for widows of the Livery.2 Although the amount of the weekly payment was increased making the annual payment in 1545-6 31. 13s. 5d., and in 1590-1 5/. 4s., with an addition of 11. from Wa...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Charles Mathew Clode
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 166
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-89076-5
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-235-89076-7
Barcode: 9781235890765

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