The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers of the City of London: With a List of the Court of Assistants and Livery

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Privately printed for the Worshipful Company of Needlemakers, 1874 - Guilds - 90 pages

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Page 13 - ... 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 16 - ... not to be repugnant but as near as may be agreeable to the laws and statutes of this our kingdom of Great Britain...
Page 21 - Deputy to be one, that then and so often, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Governor, and the rest of the Company for the time being, or the greater part of them...
Page 10 - I will add is this : that the first fine Spanish needles in England were made in the reign of queen Mary, in Cheapside, by a negro ; but such his envy, that he would teach his art to none ; so that it died with him. More charitable was Elias Crowse, a German, who, coming over into England about the eighth of queen Elizabeth, first taught us the making of Spanish needles ; and since we have taught ourselves the using of them.
Page 28 - England, and chief justices of either bench, or three of them; or before both the justices of assize in their circuit or progress in that shire, whether such acts or ordinances be made, upon the pain of forfeiture of 40/. for every time that they do the contrary.
Page 12 - Hereditaments whatsoever of whatsoever kind nature or qualitie they be to them and their Successors in Fee and perpetuity or for term of live lives year or years or otherwise in what sort soever.
Page 42 - Livery, did deliver into this Court a Report in writing under their hands touching the same, the tenor whereof is as followeth (that is to say) : To the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen.
Page 30 - Company, and their successors for the time being, or the greater part of them, whereof the Governor...
Page 41 - And in the yeare of our Lord God According to the Computation of the Church of England One Thousand Six Hundred Sixty and Two.
Page 29 - Commonality during the good will and pleasure of the said Master, Wardens, and Assistants for the time being, or the greater part of them...

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