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

Allen, Thomas


Blacksmiths. 40.

The Names of the Company of Blacke Smythes from the Record in the Chapter House.

Henry RomynsMorys Casyn Richard BordesRichard Proffall Thomas WeymanJames Sandell Rogier HeycokesWillm. Rogiers Symond GoldsmytheHenry Legate John A. MantonCuthbert Store John BrownWillm. Gaulford Willm. SmytheJohn Dawe John SmytheJohn Aleyn Oswald DokwrayWillm. Hampton Edward PrestonWillm. Hart Thomas ButtlerRobert Baker Willm. Ward


. Sa. a chevron , between hammers ar, handled of the , ducally crowned of the last. . A mount , thereon a phoenix with wings indorsed , firing herself with the sun-beams of the last. .

By hammer and hand all arts do stand.

The company of blacksmiths was anciently a guild, or fraternity, by prescription, in which state it continued till the reign of queen Elizabeth, in the year , when they obtained a charter of incorporation, by the name of

The keepers or wardens and society of the art and mystery de les blacksmiths, of London;

which was confirmed by king James I., in the year of his reign.

This company has a livery, and is governed by a master, wardens, and assistants. Since the company has abandoned the hall on , the business of it is transacted at Cutler's-hall.


[] Confirmed June 24, 1610.

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 CHAPTER I: History of London, from the Accession of William and Mary, to the reign of George the Second
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