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

Allen, Thomas
1828

Silkmen. 67.

Silkmen. 67.

Arms.Granted 1631, Ar. a ship of three masts in full sail on the sea, in base all proper, on a chief or, a bale of silk, corded proper, between two bundles of silk pendant of the last. Crest. A Janissary guard habited all proper, holding in his dexter hand a battle axe erect, and over his said arm a hank of silk; his sinister hand supporting a shield charged with a sun, all of the last. Supporters. Two camels, each bridled, and loaded with two bales of silk, all proper.

This fraternity was incorporated, by letters patent of Charles I. in the year 1631, by the name of The governor, commonalty, and assistants of the art or mystery of silkmen of the city of London. It is under the direction of a governor, and twenty assistants; but has not any livery or hall.

. a ship of masts in full sail on the sea, in base all , on a chief , a bale of silk, corded , between bundles of silk pendant of the last. . A Janissary guard habited all , holding in his dexter hand a battle axe erect, and over his said arm a hank of silk; his sinister hand supporting a shield charged with a sun, all of the last. . camels, each bridled, and loaded with bales of silk, all

This fraternity was incorporated, by letters patent of Charles I. in the year , by the name of

The governor, commonalty, and assistants of the art or mystery of silkmen of the city of London.

It is under the direction of a governor, and assistants; but has not any livery or hall.

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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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