The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent, vol. 2Allen, Thomas
Long Bow String-Makers. 82.
. a hank or knot of bowstring in pale ; on a chief bows. . A man, vested , shooting with a bow and arrow of the last. .
This is not a company by charter, but only by prescription; and may therefore be considered as an adulterine guild. However, it has obtained a coat of arms, and in point of precedence is numbered the on the city list. It consists only of wardens, and a small number of assistants; but has not any livery or hall.