The Aldermen of Cripplegate Ward from A.D. 1276 to A.D. 1900: Together with Some Account of the Office of Alderman, Alderman's Deputy and Common Councilman of the City of London

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J. J. Baddeley, 1900 - 255 Seiten
 

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Seite 156 - In the event of any such trader as aforesaid being adjudged a bankrupt, or taking the benefit of any Act for the relief of insolvent debtors, or...
Seite 195 - ... in the year of the reign of our sovereign lady Victoria, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
Seite 190 - For the purposes of this section, the council of a borough includes the mayor, aldermen, and commons of the City of London in common council assembled, and the council of a metropolitan borough.
Seite 23 - Adam Bamme, goldsmith, mayor 1391, in a great dearth, procured corn from parts beyond the seas, to be brought hither in such abundance as sufficed to serve the city, and the countries near adjoining ; to the furtherance of which good work he took out of the orphans...
Seite 111 - Now, my dear and happy son ! let me kiss thy new worship, and a little boast mine own happiness in thee. What a fortune was it, or rather my judgment indeed, for me, first to see that in his disposition which a whole city so conspires to second...
Seite 190 - The City Seal is especially protected by the following Regulations : — It is only affixed in open Court, after formal Resolution. The Keys are different and three in number, kept respectively by the Lord Mayor, the Chamberlain, (as representing the Court of Aldermen,) and the Comptroller, (or Vice-Chamberlain, as the Representative of the Court of Common Council) ; and the Seal is only affixed to a document, after the same has been examined and signed by one of the Law Officers of the Corporation....
Seite 156 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Seite 66 - I say I am persuaded to return this answer to you, That I cannot undertake this Government with the Title of King. And that is mine answer to this great and weighty Business...
Seite 205 - Commonalty". In 1301, an attempt was made to restrict the number of electors to twelve representatives of each Ward, but this, like other subsequent attempts, proved unsuccessful. In 1347 is met with, for the first time, a new method of procedure. In that year, one of the Sheriffs was elected by the Mayor, and the other by the Commonalty, and this prerogative of the Mayor for the time being to elect one of the Sheriffs continued to be exercised with few, if any, exceptions, down to 1640.
Seite 192 - ... where these handicrafts were carried on, with the exception of a few orphanages. II. Statement of Mr. H. Trueman Wood, Secretary of the Society of Arts, made before the Special Committee on Technical Education, June 13, 1883. Mr. H. Trueman Wood gave the Committee some information about the origin of the City and Guilds Institute for the Advancement of Technical Education, with the foundation of which he had been associated.

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