Some Account of the History and Antiquity of the Worshipful Company of Skinners, London (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Some Account of the History and Antiquity of the Worshipful Company of Skinners, London The following pages have grown out of a paper which was read at a Meeting of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society, held at Skinners Hall on Tuesday, the 28th day of April, 1874.
The aim of the paper was to supply concisely and graphically a history of the Company, which should contain fresh matters of interest, not hitherto collected or published, as for instance Some account of thexearly illuminated Court Books; Of the rebuilding of the Hall; Of the Companys Barge; and, Of the various illustrious Members of the Company who in a period of nearly five hundred and fifty years have filled the office of Lord Mayor in the City of London.
To this is added a short account of the connection of the Company with the plantation in the Province of Ulster, set on foot by James I. 1609. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.
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