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  • Worshipful Company of Mercers

    The Worshipful Company of Mercers is the premier Livery Company of the City of London and ranks first in the order of precedence of the Companies. It is the first of the so-called 'Great Twelve City Livery Companies'. ==History==The records of the Mercers’ Company date back to 1348 but the Company is certainly older than this for in that year new ordinances were drawn up for the conduct of its ...

  • Worshipful Company of Drapers

    The Worshipful Company of Drapers is one of the 110 livery companies of the City of London and one of the historic Great Twelve.==History==The Drapers’ Company can trace its history back to the 1360s. The company had its first Royal Charter issued in 1364.In the Middle Ages, the Company had extensive powers to regulate the woollen cloth trade in the City of London. The Company controlled the sa...

  • Worshipful Company of Clothworkers

    The Worshipful Company of Clothworkers was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1528, formed by the amalgamation of its two predecessor Companies, the Fullers (incorporated 1480) and the Shearmen (incorporated 1508). It succeeded to the position of the Shearmens' Company and thus ranks twelfth in the order of precedence of Livery Companies of the City of London.The original craft of the Clothworker...

  • Worshipful Company of Haberdashers

    The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers is one of the Great Twelve City Livery Companies of London and was associated with the silk and velvet trades.==History==It was in 1371 that many of those who had become known as haberdashers did not feel that their needs were being met within the Mercers’ Company so they broke away and declared their own ordinances, or sets of rules, which regulated their...