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

Allen, Thomas


Cutlers. 18.

. Gu. pair of swords in saltier ar. hilts and pomels , viz. pair in chief, and in base. . An elephant armed ; on his back a castle of the last, the trappings, girts, &c. of the ; in the top of the tower pennons inclining to the dexter and sinister, . elephants, ar. .

Pour parvenir a bonnefoi.

The cutlers' company was incorporated by king Henry V. in the year , by the style of

The master, wardens, and commonalty of the mystery of cutlers of London.

The cutlers formerly were companies, viz. bladers, haftmakers, and sheathmakers.

It is a livery company, governed by a master, wardens, and assistants.

The hall of this company is situated in ; it is a small brick building.


[] Arms granted 16 Edw, iv, 1476,

[] Smiths that forged blades.

[] Makers of the hafts of blades.

[] Makers of sheaths for swords; daggers, knives, &c.

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 Title Page
 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
CHAPTER X: Lists and brief Accounts of the various Officers and Courts within the City
CHAPTER XI: Some account of the Ecclesiastical Government of the city of London, with a List and Biographical Notices of the Bishops of the see
CHAPTER XII: Some Account of the Military Government of London, and the Artillery Company
CHAPTER XIII: An Account of the twelve principal Companies of the City of London
CHAPTER XIV: An Account of the Companies of the City of London, alphabetically arranged
 CHAPTER XV: An Account of the River Thames
CHAPTER XVI: Historical and topographical account of London Bridge, Westminster Bridge, Blackfriars Bridge, Waterloo Bridge, Southwark Bridge, and the Thames Tunnel
CHAPTER XVII: Topographical and Historical Account of the Tower of London