The History of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London: Principally Compiled from Their Grants & Records. With an Historical Essay and Accounts of Each Company, Including Notices and Illustrations of Metropolitan Trade and Commerce, as Originally Concentrated in Those Societies, with Attested Copies and Translations of the Companies' Charters, Volume 1
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Page 461 - LONDON IN LUSTER: projecting many bright Beams of Triumph : disposed into several Representations of Scenes and Pageants. Performed with great Splendor on Wednesday, October 29, 1679, at the Initiation and Instalment of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Clayton, Knight, Lord Mayor of the City of London. Dignified with divers delightful Varieties of Presentors, with Speeches, Songs, and Actions, properly and punctually described.
Page 106 - French, before these times used, they do not in anywise understand; for which causes, with many others, it being considered how that the greater part of the lords and trusty commons have begun to make their matters to be noted down in our mother tongue...
Page 369 - ... to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in all state courts having competent jurisdiction, and in any circuit court of the United States...
Page 30 - That all artificers and people of mysteries shall each choose his own mystery before the next Candlemas; and that having so chosen it, he shall henceforth use no other...
Page 294 - Philip and Mary, by the grace of God, king and queen of England, France, Naples, Jerusalem, and Ireland, defenders of the faith...
Page 366 - Henry, by the grace of God, king of England and France, and lord of Ireland, To all to whom these present letters shall come greeting: Know ye that we...
Page 485 - ... for us, our heirs and successors, as much as in us lies, and by these presents do...
Page 486 - York, for the time being, and their successors, forever hereafter be, and shall be, by force of these presents, one body corporate and politic, in deed, fact and name, by the name of the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New York...
Page 487 - East-Indies, may plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in whatsoever Courts and Places, and before whatsoever Judges and Justices, and other Persons and Officers, in all and singular Actions, Pleas, Suits, Quarrels.