A Sketch of the Early History of the Worshipful Company of Butchers of London

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Worshipful Company of Butchers, 1919 - 38 pages
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Page 27 - The Society of the governor and assistants, London, of the new plantation in Ulster, within the realm of Ireland," commonly called the Honourable the Irish Society.
Page 38 - ... with very slight discussion. Yet some might, perhaps, have been debated with advantage, and one especially (the Brown Bread Bill, as commonly called) was found so oppressive in practice as to be repealed almost at the very outset of the ensuing Session. " For my part,
Page 37 - Company of the Art or Mystery of Butchers of the City of London for the general purposes of the Company.
Page 29 - Stow, 1 598, remarks that it was so called "because the butchers of Eastcheap have their scalding-house for hogs there, and their puddings, with other filth of beasts, are voided down that way to their dung-boats, on the Thames.
Page 37 - ... purchasers as they may think fit, and the trustee or trustees for the time being of such property shall effect such sale, which shall require no further sanction than the order of the Commissioners under their seal directing the same, and the proceeds of every such sale shall be paid to the official trustees of charitable funds and invested in their names in Government or parliamentary securities. 40. During the continuance of the power of making schemes under this Act, no court or judge shall,...
Page 9 - Stokkes," seized two beef carcasses, putrid and poisonous, taken from William Sperlyng, of West Hamme, he intending to sell the same at the said shambles. The said Sperlyng, being taken before the Mayor and Aldermen, acknowledged he intended to sell the beef, but insisted that it was good, clean, and fit for human food, and demanded inquisition thereon. And a jury of twelve say, on oath, that the said carcasses are putrid and poisonous, and have died of disease.
Page 18 - Flesshamels, whose corruption, by violence of unclean and putrified waters, is borne down through the said parishes, and compasseth two parts of the palace where the King's most royal person is wont to abide, when he cometh to the cathedral church for any act there to be done, to the Jubardouse [jeopardous] abiding of his most noble person, and to over great annoyance of the parishens there, etc.
Page 10 - w^rc not allowed to sell "there his wares after he had once or twice failed in his payment, until such time as he shall have fully paid up all that he is in arrear ; this in order to destroy the bad repute of the trade.
Page 17 - Mtmsyon house with cellcrs, solers, and all other thappleines, called the psortage, or dwellg. house, of late belonging to the poore of the late pyshe churche of Saint Nychas in the flesh shambles being nere unto the .late desolved house somtyme called the Greyfryers, nowe called Crystchurche wn. Newgate, together wt. all scytuacon...
Page 14 - King having received grevious complaints from divers Prelates, Nobles, and other persons of the City, having houses and buildings in the streets, lanes, and other places between the Shambles of the butchers of St. Nicholas, near to the mansion of the Friars Minors of London and banks of the water of Thames, near to Baynard Castle, in the said City, of the slaughtering of beasts in the said Shambles and the carrying of entrails and offal...

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