Genealogy Projects tagged with Masters on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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 the...

  • Great Venezuelan Artists

    It would not be an overstatement to say that there are few countries in America that can hold a candle to painting arts to the brilliant trajectories such as those boasted by local artists. Nowadays, together with the most notable of universal painters, the top-brass of Latin-american artists (and american artists as a whole) is composed of venezuelans such as Soto, Manaure, Barrios, Cruz Diez,...

  • 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 t...

  • 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 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 Clothwor...

  • Masters of Palmerston Island

    Coccection of Richard William Masters and descendants William Marsters was born Richard Masters (with no R in the middle of his surname) in 1831 (we don't know his exact date of birth, but he was baptised on 6 November of that year). He was the second child of John Masters (1809-1880) and Ann Armstrong (1802-1873) who married in the ancient church of St. Mary deCastro near to Leicester Cast...