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Excerpt from Hall Marks on Gold Silver Plate: Illustrated With Revised Tables of Annual Date Letters, Employed in the Assay Officers of England, Scotland and Ireland, to Which Is Added a History of L'orfé:vrerie Franç:aise

The following account of the Goldsmiths' Company is from a plate of their arms in the Clerk's office: -

'To the Master Warden Wardens with the rest of the Worthy Members of the R Worship Company of Goldsmiths.

'T. B. Wisheth Event of all Felicity humbly dedicates this Plate.

'The R Worship Company of Goldsmiths London, bear for their Ensigne Armoriall: Quarterly, Gules and Azure: In the 1st and 4th a Leopards head Or, In y 2d 3d a Cup covered between 2 Buckles of the last: On a Helmet a Wreath of their Colours, a denty Lady her Arms extended proper, in y Dexter hand a Pair of Scales, in y Sinister an Ingot as y 3. Supported by 2 Unicorns Gold Underneath on an Escrole for their Motto Justita Virtutum Regina. Patron, St. Dunstan.

'It is to y very great Honour of this Company, that severall Persons of Eminent worth in Antient Modern times, have been inrolled among them (particularly) in y Reigne of Hen: y first Leofstane Goldsmith, was Provost of this City. That Henry Fitz Alwin Fitz Leofstane Goldsmith was Maior of London: 1st of Rich: 1st 1189. That Gregory Rokesby Goldsmith continued Maior 7 year together. That Wm Farringdon Goldsmith was Sheriff 9th of Edw: 1st 1280. his son Nicholas after him 4 times Ld Major in y Reigne of Edwd 2 1308. Besides King Prince Earle Lord and Ld Maiors.

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  • William Chaffers (Author)
  • Forgotten Books (22 Jun. 2016)
  • English
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