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Butchers One of the oldest Livery Companies was first recorded in 975. The Arms of 1540 have the motto 'Omnia Subjecisti Sub Pedibus, Oves et Boves' – ‘Thou Hast Put All Things Under His Feet, All Sheep And Oxen’. The Guild has a weekly lunch – of beef. 87 Bartholomew Close EC1 Tel: +44 (0)20 7600 4106 Tube: Barbican http://www.roehampton-online.com/About%20Us/Roehampton%20London.aspx?4231900

Butchers One of the oldest Livery Companies was first recorded in 975. The Arms of 1540 have the motto 'Omnia Subjecisti Sub Pedibus, Oves et Boves' – ‘Thou Hast Put All Things Under His Feet, All Sheep And Oxen’. The Guild has a weekly lunch – of beef. 87 Bartholomew Close EC1 Tel: +44 (0)20 7600 4106 Tube: Barbican http://www.roehampton-online.com/About%20Us/Roehampton%20London.aspx?4231900

The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, more commonly known as the Goldsmiths' Company, is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London and received its first royal charter in 1327.

The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, more commonly known as the Goldsmiths' Company, is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London and received its first royal charter in

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London.

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London.

The guilds and livery companies of London

The guilds and livery companies of London

A twentieth-century City of London Girdler's Company livery badge; the badge features the Company's coat of arms, a shield with three gridirons on it, and the motto 'Give Thanks to God'. The design also features Saint Lawrence the Martyr, the patron saint of Girdlers. The shield of the City of London can be seen above. (Museum of London)

A twentieth-century City of London Girdler's Company livery badge; the badge features the Company's coat of arms, a shield with three gridirons on it, and the motto 'Give Thanks to God'. The design also features Saint Lawrence the Martyr, the patron saint of Girdlers. The shield of the City of London can be seen above. (Museum of London)

A framed Letters Patent granted by the Court of Aldermen and forming the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists as a City of London Livery Company in 1992

A framed Letters Patent granted by the Court of Aldermen and forming the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists as a City of London Livery Company in 1992

Livery Badge, 1874 Badges have traditionally been worn as forms of identification by members of City of London companies. Liverymen historically wore a gown and hood to distinguish themselves. Livery badges were required to gain entry to the Common Hall, or assembly, at the Guildhall. The badge also conferred on the wearer social status and protection. ID no: 79.247/8 Livery Badge | Museum of London

Livery Badge, 1874 Badges have traditionally been worn as forms of identification by members of City of London companies. Liverymen historically wore a gown and hood to distinguish themselves. Livery badges were required to gain entry to the Common Hall, or assembly, at the Guildhall. The badge also conferred on the wearer social status and protection. ID no: 79.247/8 Livery Badge | Museum of London

Information Technology Granted a Livery in 1992, this is the 100th Livery Company. Its Arms’ stars represent electricity and the spread of light, and the book and keys are knowledge. Mercury, god of communication, is on the crest. ‘Cito’ means ‘swiftly’ as well as IT Company. 39a Bartholomew Close EC1 Tel: +44 (0)20 7600 1992 Tube: Barbican

Information Technology Granted a Livery in 1992, this is the 100th Livery Company. Its Arms’ stars represent electricity and the spread of light, and the book and keys are knowledge. Mercury, god of communication, is on the crest. ‘Cito’ means ‘swiftly’ as well as IT Company. 39a Bartholomew Close EC1 Tel: +44 (0)20 7600 1992 Tube: Barbican

The Arms of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge with the Arms of Cambridge University in Chief

Innholders' Company livery hall window by garethr1, via Flickr

Innholders' Company livery hall window by garethr1, via Flickr

Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards

The arms of The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards. One of the Livery Companies of the City of London. The motto is 'Corde Recto Elati Omnes' meaning 'with an upright heart all will be exalted'.

Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers

The Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers is the Livery Company of the City of London, having actually gotten Grant of Livery in February

Livery Badge, 1890 Badges have traditionally been worn as forms of identification by members of City of London companies. By the 1760s liverymen were showing a reluctance to wear the traditional gown and so badges were introduced. Livery badges were required to gain entry to the Common Hall, or assembly, at the Guildhall. This badge was worn by John Robert Berry of the Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames. ID no: 12766 Museum of London

Livery Badge, 1890 Badges have traditionally been worn as forms of identification by members of City of London companies. By the 1760s liverymen were showing a reluctance to wear the traditional gown and so badges were introduced. Livery badges were required to gain entry to the Common Hall, or assembly, at the Guildhall. This badge was worn by John Robert Berry of the Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames. ID no: 12766 Museum of London

The Declaration of a Freeman of the City of London in a 40 piece laser-cut coaster sized wooden jigsaw with whimsies.

The Declaration of a Freeman of the City of London in a 40 piece laser-cut coaster sized wooden jigsaw with whimsies.

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