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

Allen, Thomas


Waxchandlers. 20.

. on a chevron between mortcours (i. e. lamps) , as many roses seeded of the , barbed . A maiden , kneeling among various flowers of the last, vested , turned up ermine; in her hand a chaplet, or garland of flowers, of the . . unicorns gu. guttee d'eau; armed crined, and unguled, ; gorged with a chaplet of roses gu. leaved vert, these to a flat chain or, at the end of the chain rings of the last. .

Truth is the light.

This company is of ancient foundation, and was incorporated by letters patent of king Richard III. in the year , by the name and style of

The master, wardens, and commonalty, of the art or mystery of waxchandlers of London.

It is a livery company, and the on the city list.

They are governed by a master, wardens, and court of assistants.

The hall of this company, which is a modern building of brick, is situated in , .

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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