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  • West-Indische Compagnie 1621-1791

    West-Indische Compagnie 1621-1791 Kamers van de WIC : AMSTERDAM in Amsterdam ZEELAND in Middelburg MAZE in ... 1622 : Kamer ter STAD en LANDE in Groningen - ⌘ - Kamer in het NOORDERKWARTIER aan de Binnenluiendijk in Hoorn - Noord-Holland - ⌘ Bewindhebbers WIC Deze personen droegen hetzij bij aan de oprichting of kregen binnen de WIC een bepaalde rol e/o functie...

  • 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 contr...

  • 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...

  • 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 regula...

  • 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...

  • The Livery Companies of the City of London

    In London from the late Middle Ages until the 19th century the livery companies controlled trade in the City of London. They were responsible for checking the quality of goods, weights and measures, and imposed severe penalties on those who broke the rules. They controlled imports and immigrant labour, set wages and working conditions. They trained the young and looked after members in sickne...

  • VOC • kamer Rotterdam ◦ Zuid-Holland

    Bewindhebbers 1602-c.1720 Fop Pietersz van der MEYDEN ‧ x ‧ Willem Jansz Franken LAKEKOOPER ‧ x ‧ Pieter Leendertsz BUS ‧ x ‧ Gerrit HUYGENS ‧ x ‧ Bewindvoerders 1602-1616 : Johan van der VEEKEN~VEKEN ‧ Mechelen 1549-1616 ‧ ⌘ ‧ 1602-1616 : Fop Pietersz van der MEYDEN ‧ 1549-1616 ...

  • VOC • kamer Enkhuizen ◦ Friesland

    VOC-kamer Enkhuizen De kamer van de Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie in Enkhuizen leverde doorgaans één bewindvoerder aan het bestuur van de VOC: de heren 17. In tegenstelling tot de andere VOC-kamers Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Hoorn, Delft en Middelburg heeft die van Enkhuizen geen voorgaande compagnieën. Al in 't oprichtingsjaar 1602 krijgt zij de beschikking over de Engels...

  • Middelburgsche Commercie Compagnie ‧ 1721-1802

    Middelburgsche Commercie Compagnie ‧ 1721-1889 ‧ ‧ Geschiedenis 1720 : Middelburgse kooplieden verenigen zich in de Middelburgsche Commercie Compagnie. De MCC dreef aanvankelijk vooral handel op de Middellandse Zee en West-Indië. Er waren handelscontacten met de Oostzee, de IJszee, de Witte Zee, Frankrijk en het Iberisch schiereiland: Spanje & Portugal. Men dre...