An Historical Essay on the Livery Companies of London

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AN HISTORICAL ESSAY

ON THE

Livery Companies of London

WITH A SHORT HISTORY OF THE

Worshipful Company of Cutlers

OF LONDON,

AND COMBINING AN ACCOUNT OF ITS

CHARTERS, FUNDAMENTAL LAWS, BYE-LAWS,
ESTATES, AND CHARITIES.





MOTTO:

"Pour Parvenir a' Bonne Foy."

("TO KEEP GOOD FAITH.")





BY

R. J. CHEESWRIGHT,

A Liveryman of the Cutlers' Company.





1881.



CROYDON:

PRINTED BY JESSE W. WARD, AT THE "CROYDON ADVERTISER" OFFICES,

14 & 15, KATHARINE STREET.



DEDICATED


(by permission)


TO THE MASTER, WARDENS, AND COURT


OF ASSISTANTS


OF THE


Worshipful Company of Cutlers

of London,


BY THEIR MOST OBEDIENT SERVANT,


R. J. CHEESWRIGHT.



Coat of arms of the Cutler's Company



This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.