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

Allen, Thomas
1828

Scriveners. 44.

Scriveners. 44.

ArmsCrest and supporters granted 1634. Az. an eagle with wings expanded or, standing on a book in base, lying fessewise gu. close clasped and garnished of the second, holding in his mouth a penner and inkhorn sa, stringed gu. Crest. A dexter arm issuing from the clouds proper, vested or, cuffed ar. in the hand a pen, as if writing on the wreath. Over the crest a motto, Scribere scientis. Supporters. Two councillors, habited in their gowns and caps as worn in the reign of queen Elizabeth; each holding in his hand a parchment roll proper.

This company, which was originally denominated The writers of the court letters of the city of London, was incorporated by letters patent of James I. in the year 1616, by the name of The master, wardens, and assistants of the society of writers of the city of London.

This is a livery company, and is governed by a master, two wardens, and twenty-four assistants. They had formerly a hall in Noble-street ; but being reduced to low circumstances, they sold it to the company of coach-makers, in whose possession it still remains.

an eagle with wings expanded , standing on a book in base, lying fessewise close clasped and garnished of the , holding in his mouth a penner and inkhorn , stringed gu. . A dexter arm issuing from the

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clouds , vested , cuffed in the hand a pen, as if writing on the wreath. Over the crest a motto,

Scribere scientis.

. councillors, habited in their gowns and caps as worn in the reign of queen Elizabeth; each holding in his hand a parchment roll

This company, which was originally denominated

The writers of the court letters of the city of London,

was incorporated by letters patent of James I. in the year , by the name of

The master, wardens, and assistants of the society of writers of the city of London.

This is a livery company, and is governed by a master, wardens, and assistants. They had formerly a hall in ; but being reduced to low circumstances, they sold it to the company of coach-makers, in whose possession it still remains.

 
 
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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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Antiquities
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