The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 2

Allen, Thomas
1828

Cooks. 35.

Cooks. 35.

Arms. AZ. a chevron ingrailed gu. between three columbines proper, stalked and leaved vert. Crest. Amount vert, thereon a cock pheasant-proper. Supporters The dexter a buck proper, attired or; the sinister a hind proper, each pierced in the shoulder with an arrow or. Motto. Vulnerati non victu.

This society was incorporated by letters patent of King Edward IV. in the year 1480, by the name of The masters, and governors, and commonalty, of the mystery of cooks, in London. This was subsequently re-confirmed by queen Elizabeth, and afterwards by king James, in the 13th of his reign.

Every person who is desirous of becoming a member of this company must be presented to the lord mayor, before he can be admitted to the freedom.A cook was in former times set upon the pillory because he sold picam olentum, i. e. a stinking pike. Strype's Stow, vol. ii. p. 207.

This is a livery company, and governed by a master, four wardens, and twenty-five assistants. They had formerly a convenient hall in Aldersgate-street, which was destroyed by fire in 1771, and not being rebuilt, the business of the company is transacted at Guildhall.

. a chevron ingrailed between columbines , stalked and leaved vert. . Amount , thereon a cock The dexter a buck , attired or; the sinister a hind , each pierced in the shoulder with an arrow .

Vulnerati non victu.

This society was incorporated by letters patent of King Edward IV. in the year , by the name of

The masters, and governors, and commonalty, of the mystery of cooks, in London.

This was subsequently re-confirmed by queen Elizabeth, and afterwards by king James, in the of his reign.

Every person who is desirous of becoming a member of this

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company must be presented to the lord mayor, before he can be admitted to the freedom.

This is a livery company, and governed by a master, wardens, and assistants. They had formerly a convenient hall in , which was destroyed by fire in , and not being rebuilt, the business of the company is transacted at .

 
 
Footnotes:

[] A cook was in former times set upon the pillory because he sold picam olentum, i. e. a stinking pike. Strype's Stow, vol. ii. p. 207.

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 Title Page
 Dedication
 CHAPTER I: History of London, from the Accession of William and Mary, to the reign of George the Second
 CHAPTER II: History of London during the reign of George the Second
 CHAPTER III: History of London from the Accession of George the Third, to the year 1780
 CHAPTER IV: History of London continued to the Union
 CHAPTER V: History of London from the Union to the Jubilee, 1809
 CHAPTER VI: History of London from the Jubilee to the Peace of 1814
 CHAPTER VII: History of London continued to the accession of George the Fourth
 CHAPTER VIII: Account of the Civil Government of the City by Portreves, Bailiffs, and Mayors, with a list of the latter...
 CHAPTER IX: An account of the Aldermen and Sheriffs, with a list of the latter
collapseCHAPTER X: Lists and brief Accounts of the various Officers and Courts within the City
collapseCHAPTER XI: Some account of the Ecclesiastical Government of the city of London, with a List and Biographical Notices of the Bishops of the see
collapseCHAPTER XII: Some Account of the Military Government of London, and the Artillery Company
collapseCHAPTER XIII: An Account of the twelve principal Companies of the City of London
collapseCHAPTER XIV: An Account of the Companies of the City of London, alphabetically arranged
 CHAPTER XV: An Account of the River Thames
collapseCHAPTER XVI: Historical and topographical account of London Bridge, Westminster Bridge, Blackfriars Bridge, Waterloo Bridge, Southwark Bridge, and the Thames Tunnel
collapseCHAPTER XVII: Topographical and Historical Account of the Tower of London
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