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Memorials of the Guild of Merchant Taylors of the Fraternity of St. John the Baptist in the City of London. Originally published by Harrison, London, 1875.

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INDEX TO MATTERS. (ref. 1)  A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.U.V.W.Y.

INDEX TO MATTERS. (ref. 1)

A.

Account books, manuscript58, 65, 517.

Accounts of Master to be audited221, 229.

Adventure, bill of146.

Aldermen:
-, Entitled to election on Court258, 267.
-, Not invited to meet James I.151.

Almshouses:
-, First established at the Hall4, 47, 102, 261.
-, Gifts for (see "Charities").
-, History of365, 549.
-, Others established16.

Almsmen (see "Pensioners").

Ambassadors:
-, From Low Countries161.
-, " Persia33.
-, " Russia555.
-, " Spain650.

Annual Meetings of the Guild2, 3, 6, 26, 123, 189, 231, 191.

Apparel, regulation of208.

Apprentices.
-, Against enticement of216.
-, Assembly of4, 24, 246.
-, Controversey, with to be determined by Master and Wardens225, 271.
-, Fees of54, 240.
-, Mode of binding208, 210, 233, 271.
-, Not to be Aliens217.
-, Not to carry arms215.
-, Trading with216, 223.

Armour of the Company61, 64, 140.

Armourers (Linen):
-, First Ordinance of2, 513.
-, Gift to287, 307.

Arms:
-, First grant of6, 96.
-, Second grant of16, 98.

Arras, purchase of78.

Assemblies, as to unlawful211.

Assessment of Members for specific purposes260, 589.

Assistants:
-, After 14 years of Livery267.
-, Attendance of214.
-, Court of9, 257, 266.
-, Dissolution of Court of269.
-, Election of266, 666.
-, Oath of230.
-, Payments by54.
-, To advise the Master230.

Audit of accounts262.

Award in Skinners' dispute243.

B.

Bachelors (see "Yeomen").

Banking account opened57.

Banners of the Company95, 96.

Banquet to James I.147.

Barge established by the Company553.

Bartholomew, Saint:
-, Fair, Search at111.
-, Hospital of, gift to301.

Beadle of the Company9, 213.
-, House of40, 41.
-, Oath of235.

Beer drank at James I.'s Banquet167.

Benefactions to the Company14.

Benefactors, prayer for129.

Bible set up in Hall15, 126, 127, 535.

Billetting of Soldiers at the Hall37.

Blind, gifts for305.

Bognor Convalescent Home389.

Boone's Almshouses377.

Bowling alley at the Hall33.

Bread, gifts for293, 306.

Bridewell, tax for building529.

Bridge, gifts for repair of305.

Bucks, gift of154, 171, 171, 545, 556.

Building materials69, 79, 226.

Burial:
-, Cloths132.
-, Of Deceased Brethren17, 63, 124, 131.
-, Ordinance respecting213.
-, Prayer at137.
-, Service gifts for2989.

Butcher's Bill for James I.'s banquet164.

Butler:
-, At James I.'s banquet173.
-, Service of149.

Bye Laws (see "Ordinances").

C.

Canterbury, Archbishop, gift to551-2.

Carpenters:
-, Company, claim of555.
-, Gifts to287, 307.

Caters of Lord Mayor148.

Celebrations in honour of Sovereigns61, 64.

Chair of State153, 160.

Chamber Holders, ordinance as to211.

Chancellor, Lord, gifts to59, 546.

Chapel at the Hall established5, 35, 42, 42, 59, 60, 67, 80, 124, 588.

Chaplains maintained by Company59.

Charges of the Company215.

Charities:
-, For a Grammar School at:
-, Ashwell333.
-, Audlem322.
-, Bromefield303.
-, Burnsall305.
-, Great Bloxwith310.
-, Great Crosby18, 314.
-, Hayfield296.
-, Wallingford327.
-, Wolverhampton12, 303.
-, For blind or decayed in sight305.
-, For bread293, 306.
-, For bridge305.
-, For burial services2989.
-, For Christmas Day gifts289, 293, 316, 317, 325.
-, For clothes289, 295, 2978, 307, 310.
-, For coals278, 279, 281, 283, 285, 288, 296, 305, 313.
-, For dinners298, 308.
-, For Good Friday gifts332.
-, For lanthorn and candle2989.
-, For Lent sermon302.
-, For loans285, 288, 295, 303, 325, 330, 332.
-, For marriage gifts287.
-, For organ player316.
-, For Passion sermon283.
-, For pensions277.
-, For Poor Fund277 (Note).
-, For probation expenses at the School 299.
-, For relief of prisoners335.
-, For repair of tombstone334.
-, For roadways283, 286, 305.
-, For Vernon's sermon306.
-, For young men commencing business 328.
-, Not to be given at the favour of great people554.
-, Of the Company55, 56, 261.
-, To Almshouses278, 279, 292, 296, 298, 300, 304, 310, 313, 317, 321, 335.
-, To armourers287, 307.
-, To Bachelors Company298, 308.
-, To Bridewell313.
-, To carpenters287, 307.
-, To Christ's Hospital288, 299, 303, 311, 313
-, To City of London poor289, 308.
-, To City of London widows292, 320.
-, To Clerk of the Company, for burial grace299.
-, To clothworkers287, 302, 303, 305, 307, 331
-, To Freemen280, 303, 305, 308, 315, 317, 330, 331, 332, 334.
-, To Freemen of London304.
-, To Liverymen277, 291.
-, To Parish of:
-, Abchurch285.
-, Brighton, Sussex313.
-, Feckenham, Worcestershire321.
-, Hanbury321.
-, Highgate319.
-, Hornsey, Middlesex315, 318.
-, Little St. Bartholomew283.
-, St. Andrew's, Holborn333.
-, St. Andrew's Undershaft296, 305, 318, 334.
-, St. Antholin305, 311, 316, 318.
-, St. Augustin314.
-, St. Botolph, Aldersgate292, 298, 300, 301.
-, St. Botolph, Bishopgate330.
-, St. Bride's, Fleet Street296.
-, St. Christopher287.
-, St. Giles330, 333
-, St. James, Garlick Hythe303.
-, St. Magnus313.
-, St. Mary, Whitechapel333.
-, St. Mary, Woolnoth281, 283.
-, St. Michael's287.
-, To Parish of:
-, St. Mildred325.
-, St. Pancras, Middlesex318.
-, St. Sepulchre330.
-, Trinity, Minories296.
-, Wallingford327.
-, Walsall, Stafford316.
-, To plasterers287, 307.
-, To poor women of the Company329, 332.
-, To St. Bartholomew's Hospital301.
-, To tilers287, 307.
-, To Town Clerk of London289, 298.
-, To widows of Clergymen320.
-, To widows of working Tailors291, 292, 320, 333.
-, To woolwinders307.
-, To working tailors288, 291, 305, 311, 322, 333

Charter:
-, (1st) Edward III.2, 189.
-, (2nd) Richard II.3, 190.
-, (3rd) Henry IV.3, 191.
-, (4th) Henry VI.5, 193.
-, (5th) Edward IV.6, 194.
-, (6th) Henry VII.7, 194, 198, 256.
-, Expenses of obtaining59, 76.
-, Forfeited by Charles II.22.
-, Legality impeached5.

Charterhouse:
-, Act for sale of489.
-, Letter relating to purchase426.
-, Removal of school to412.

Children not to be employed unless apprenticed223.

Christ Jesu, School in honour of14.

Christ's Hospital, gifts to (see "Charities").

Christmas Day, gifts for (see "Charities").

Church:
-, Festivals recognised124.
-, Ornaments103.

City:
-, Poor, gifts to289, 308.
-, Subscriptions for purposes of64.

City Companies:
-, Armourers287, 307.
-, Clothworkers151, 550, 555, 558.
-, Drapers6, 14, 110, 113.
-, Goldsmiths1.
-, Haberdashers104.
-, Mercers340.
-, Salters550.
-, Skinners6, 124, 243.
-, Vintners138.
-, Weavers555.

Clergy, widows of, gift to320.

Clerk9, 270.
-, Defalcation of260.
-, Fees of53, 54.
-, Gifts to8, 299.
-, House40, 41.
-, Oath of233.

Cloth (see "Livery").

Clothes, gifts of (see "Charities").

Clothworkers:
-, Gifts to (see "Charities").
-, Search by (see "Search")5589.

Coals, gifts of (see "Charities").

Collections of dues237, 260.

Colonisation, action of Company in16, 143, 145.

Commendable grace at funerals137.

Commerce, tribunals of10.

Commissioners' Report on Corporate Companies254.

Common Box of the Company3, 5258.

Common Council of the Company56.

Commons, House of, meet in Merchant Taylors' Hall20.

Commons' Journals and Court Minutes 554.

Commons of Parliament, dinner at Hall by 147.

Commonwealth, Court of37, 557.

Concealment, charge of, against the Company104.

Conciliation, Courts of200, 225.

Confrers, payment by65.

Contracts to fulfil religious trusts72.

Contumacy of Members214, 217.

Convalescent Home at Bognor389.

Convonticles:
-, Attendance at prohibited4.
-, Oath against231-236.

Convivium dinner545, 548.

Cooks at James I.'s banquet171.

Corn, assessment for55, 280, 588.

Corporation, Company made such4, 191, 196, 256.

Council chamber40.
-, Furniture of86.

Court Minutes, records of262.

Court room40.

Crosby School492, 549, 71427.
-, Scheme for496.

Crucifix, cost of making61.

Crypt at the Hall586.

Customs to be noted by Clerk234.

D.

Debts of the Company19, 21, 557.

Decolation of St. John Baptist49.

Dessert at James I.'s banquet174.

Dining room, building of40.

Dinners after Courts542.

Dinners:
-, At Funerals132.
-, Expenses of53, 148, 163, 191, 260.
-, Regulated588.
-, For Bachelors236.
-, Menu for126, 148.
-, Prohibited8512.
-, Usually held by the Company123, 264.

Dispute with Skinners' Company6, 24, 243.

Documents not to be shown by the Clerk 233.

Drapers, dispute with103.

Drawing room, building of40.

Dress (see "Apparel").

E.

Election of Master and Wardens, ceremony at120, 123, 147, 152, 190, 204, 255, 257, 266.

F.

Feasts of the Company first sanctioned (see Annual Meetings of)21, 123.

Fees:
-, Of the Company53, 271.
-, On election to livery261, 269, 271.
-, On Election to Court of Assistants 261, 269.

Fines of the Company (see "Ordinances") 53, 259.

Fire of London:
-, Effect of, on Company resources21, 40, 57.
-, Injury to Hall premises34, 37.

Fire in 176541, 585.

Fish at James I.'s banquet165.

Flowers at James I.'s banquet170.

Foreigners:
-, Against apprenticing217.
-, Prohibition against employing197 232, 544.
-, To be informed against by beadle 235.

Fortifications, subscription in aid of555.

Freedom
-, Mode of acquiring9, 10, 270.
-, Purchase of26, 270,

Freeman ("see Yeoman"):
-, Gifts to (see "Charities").
-, Mode of Licensing10.
-, Oath of232.

Freemasons, use of Hall by41.

Fruit at James I.'s banquet169.

Funerals (see "Burials").

G.

Garden of the Hall33, 150.

Garland of the Master121, 158, 160.

Goldsmiths, dispute with1, 512.

Good behaviour, oath to observe231.

Good Friday:
-, Gifts for332
-, Sermon on283.

Gore's Mayoralty600.

Glass at James I.'s banquet170.

Grammar Schools (see "Charities").

Gratuities to James I.'s servants178.

Grocery at James I.'s banquet169.

Guilds:
-, Liberty to hold189.
-, Suppressed, at Reformation12, 100, 101.

Gunpowder, store of34, 141, 578.
-, Plot5th November to be observed 542.

H.

Hall, the2942.
-, Dinner of the Commons at147.
-, " Corporation34.
-, Expenses of building59, 67, 70, 80, 56573.
-, Expenses of rebuilding of580.
-, Furniture of36, 149.
-, James I.'s window149, 160.
-, Let out to tenants62.
-, Purchase of5757.
-, Repairs(1631) 573, (1728) 584, (1765) 585.

Hearse cloths95, 132.

Holy days, keeping216.

Holy Trinity, Dalston, advowson of345.

Honorary Members2, 9, 272.
-, List of, prior to James I.155, 617,
-, Made at James I.'s banquet158.
-, Notes on the several Members, by Warden Newsome622, 650.
-, Subsequently to James I.'s banquet 620.

Hospitality recognised123, 125.

I.

Image of St. John61.

Imprisonment7, 11.

Income of the Company53, 55, 109.
-, At disposal of Master and Wardens 265.

Informers appointed by Company26.

Inspection of Records, right to249, 262, 263, 655.

Ipocras, presenting of121, 169, 542.

J.

Jewel House88.

Jewels of the Company82, 84, 101.

Judicial power of Master and Wardens 10, 11, 183, 225.
-, Ordinance to protect220.

K.

King's Chamber40, 86, 150.

L.

Land, management of57.
-, First purchase of3.
-, Other purchases55.
-, Licence to hold192.
-, To be viewed yearly222.

Lanthorn and Candle, gift for2989.

Law:
-, Expenses59, 61, 79.
-, Liberty to sue10.

Latin, entry in62.

Linen armourers2

Linen, inventory of86, 94.

Litigation with Livery256.

Livery of the Company3, 119, 191.
-, Cloth60, 63, 67, 231.
-, Cloth given to the Sovereign5967.
-, Election of9, 167, 272.
-, Fine for refusing241, 246, 248.
-, Gifts to277, 291.
-, Lists of560, 590.
-, Oath of231.
-, Payments by54, 145, 598, 608.
-, Right of inspection249.
-, Table122.
-, Yeoman Tailors not to have separate 514.

Lent:
-, Dinner in, deferred540.
-, Sermon, gift for302.

Loans (see "Charities").

London:
-, Bishop of, gift to551.
-, Poor of289, 308.
-, Town Clerk of, gifts to289, 298.
-, Widows of292, 320.

Lord Chamberlain, duty of148.

Lord Mayor, authority over Companies 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 23, 53.
-, Gifts to62, 69, 81, 597.
-, Not invited to meet James I.151, 153.
-, When Member of Company15, 115, 204, 218.

Lord Mayor's Day39.

Lottery proposed by the Crown15, 141, 532.

M.

Mace of the Company96, 114.

Maps given by Speed186.

March-pane, gift of147, 176.

Marriage Gifts287.

Mass at the Chapel60, 64, 67.

Master:
-, Authority of8, 11, 212, 216, 227.
-, Duty of214.
-, Election of121, 190.
-, Fined for not serving219.
-, Oath of227.
-, Yield up accounts221.

Masters, list of530.

May Day, precept to attend Queen at139.

Medical Scholarships472.

Meetings (see "Annual").

Menu126, 148.

Merchant Adventurers, loan to545.

Merchant Taylors (Company), origin of1.
-, Constitution of8.
-, Contest as to Ralph Holland5.
-, First Master of2.
-, Made Corporation4.
-, Name conferred7, 195, 256.
-, Power to Masters elect3.
-, Title of58, 59, 62, 63.

Minstrels, payments for59, 60, 62, 63, 67, 122, 154, 177, 540.

Minutes of Court262.

Monopoly granted to the Company7, 10, 197, 229.

Mora Estate, purchase of557.

Mortmain, liberty to hold land in192.

Murder, fine for550.

Music at James I.'s Banquet154.

Mysterie, meaning of1.

N.

Name of Company7, 195, 256

National anthem182.

O.

Oaths22738.

Obedience, oath of229, 230, 231, 232, 236, 237.

Obits:
-, Oath to observe228.
-, Of the Company12, 63, 75, 105-109, 229.
-, Ordinance for Kings223.
-, Plate left for90.

Officers of the Company8, 269.

Ordinances:
-, Earliest2.
-, Existence199.
-, Oath to observe228.
-, Of 1613222.
-, Of 1661239.
-, Power to make, granted3, 7, 197, 199.
-, Right of Livery to inspect249, 263.
-, To be approved by authority8, 199.

Organ player, gift to316.

Oxford:
-, Chair of Moral Philosophy19.
-, St. John's College at456.

P.

Parishes, gifts to (see "Charities").

Parliament, Acts of, affecting guilds5, 7, 10.

Parlour at the Hall38, 81.
-, Furniture of85, 95.

Partiality:
-, Oath against227, 238.
-, Ordinance against224, 228.

Passion sermon, gift for283.

Penalties, ordinance for distraint of224.

Pension:
-, Granted to Stowe184.
-, To poor of the Company277 (see "Charity").

Pensioners:
-, Election of206.
-, Payment of228.

Persian Ambassador, use of garden by 33.

"Pilgrim," 1st Master so called2.

Plague:
-, Prayer against131.
-, Visitation of153, 541, 543.

Plasterers' Company, gift to287, 307.

Plate:
-, Destroyed at fire57.
-, Hired for James I.'s banquet149.
-, Inventory of82, 84, 88, 92, 544.
-, Loss of, at same171.
-, Purchased by Company62, 70, 75.

Plays in the Hall prohibited534, 537, 578.

Pleading by corporate name196.

Poet:
-, At King James' banquet149.
-, Sir John Gore's pageant600.

Poor:
-, Of the Company3, 56.
-, Provision for11, 277 (Note) (see "Charities").

Poor Law, first assessment under same 575.

Pope, prayer against129.

Potation money8.

Poultry166.

Prayer:
-, Court meetings opened with14, 128, 130.
-, For the Company20.

Prerogative, ordinances not to infringe 225.

Priests of the Company3, 75, 100, 101, 228.

Prison Fund335.

Prizes attached to school436.

Probation at school, expenses of299.

Production of records refused by the Company249, 655.

Property, increase of63, 109, 258.

Protector (Lord), summons to attend 558.

Protest against Henry VI.'s Charter242.

Purses of gold presented to James I. at banquet153, 154, 179.

"Purveyors of Alms," 1st Wardens so called2.

Q.

Quarterages (1st), paid2, 24, 53, 271, 272.

Quarter day236.

Quartering of soldiers in the Hall529.

Quarterly Courts128, 130, 204, 228, 263, 541.
-, Prayer at128, 541.

R.

Rebellion, effect of, on Company's resources19, 240.

Record, Master and Warden, a Court of7.

Recorder of London152, 154, 548.

Reformation, results of12, 13, 63.
-, Inquiry at100, 109.

Relationship in Members of Court267.

Religious element12, 13, 17, 49, 124.

Renter Warden, ordinance respecting217.

Rents, receipt of266, 288.

Reorganization of school449.
-, Of scholarships to boys leaving school 473.
-, Of scholarships at the University. 483.

Residence of members269.

Roadways, gifts for maintenance of283, 286, 305.

Rosewater178.

Rushes in the Hall67.

Russian Ambassador, summons to meet 555.

S.

Salter's Company, agreement with, as to tackle porters540.

Scholarships, at St. John's259, 456, 466.
-, At the University435, 479.
-, Reorganization of473, 482.
-, In the Company's School483.
-, Reorganization488.

School, history of401.
-, At the Hall premises401, 572 (Note
-, Company's statements respecting431.
-, Dinners125.
-, Expenditure on440.
-, Of the Company13, 56, 110.
-, Re-endowment for14, 258.
-, Reorganization of449.
-, Report of P. S. Commissioners437.
-, Statistics of417.

School at Crosby492, 714.

Seal, ordinance respecting217.

Search at St. Bartholomew's Fair5, 61, 110, 111, 113, 193, 551.
-, At King James I.'s banquet197, 209, 229, 235.
-, At the Hall150.
-, At the Hall, for Saltpetre522.
-, Clothworkers join in550, 533.
-, Drapers' dispute112, 544.

Secrecy, oath of230, 231, 233, 238.

Secrets not to be discovered215.

Self government, power of123.

Sermon on election day153.
-, For Lent283, 302.
-, For Vernon's funeral306.

Servants (see "Workmen").

Sheriff of London, contributions to76, 78, 81.

Ship at James I.'s banquet177.

Shooting dinner125.

Shop, to be held by approved freeman only 2, 11, 190, 209.

Sion College Almshouses373.

Sixteen men appointed for Yeoman's Company24.
-, Oath of237.

Skinners, controversy with6, 42, 243.
-, Dinner to559.

Soldiers kept by Company61, 64, 69, 140.

Sovereign, Companies attendant on15.
-, Gift of Livery to67.

Spanish Ambassador's manifesto6501.

St. Paul's, chapel at3, 50, 60, 124.

St. Peter's, Limehouse, advowson of345.

St. Helen's, history of337.

Slate, purchase of34, 542.

Stewards for Company dinners54, 148, 161, 241.

Strangers, feast for67, 125.

Subscriptions to general purposes59.

Subsidies to the Crown69, 109.

Summons of members204.

Sunday, fine for working on62.

Superannuated boys, scholarship for468.

Superstitious uses, purchases of lands for13.
-, Payments for100.

T.

Tackle porters540, 555.

Tailors:
-, Articles of513.
-, Exclusion from office26.
-, Working, gift to (see "Charities.")

Tapestry, at the Hall36.

Taxation of members56.

Tercentenary scholarships471, 472.

Tilers' Company, gift to287, 307.

Tombstone, gift for334.

Town Clerk, gift to289, 298.

Townsend lectureship363.

Trade, government of, by Guilds189.

Traders, any kind admissible to Company 196, 272.

Transfer to another Company11, 245, 218, 652.

Treasure house77.

Treasury at the Hall38, 57, 161.
-, Accounts of6791.

Triumph, for public purposes204, 229.

Trust first created4.
-, Others created14.

Turk, prayer against129.

U.

Underletting, provision against212.

V.

Venison (see "Bucks").

Vestments103, 528.

View of lands222.

Vines in Hall garden62.

W.

Waiters, Members of Company appointed 149, 536.

Waiters (Sheriff's officers)178.

Waits (see "Minstrels").

Walls of London69.

Wardens:
-, Authority of8.
-, Election122.
-, Fine for not serving246.
-, Oath of228.
-, Ordinance respecting219, 220.
-, Substitutes24, 122, 140, 203, 236.
-, Suppressed27, 247.

Watch and Ward held by Company15, 64.
-, Precept for138.

Weavers' Company, controversy with 555.

Webster's pageant601.

Widows, gifts to (see "Charities").

Wills of benefactors read quarterly130, 232.

Wine at James I.'s banquet168.

Women, gifts to329, 332.

Woolwinders, gifts to307.

Working tailors, gifts to (see "Charities").

Workmen, government of2, 3, 4, 26, 189, 222.

Worship of the Company229, 230.

Y.

Yard of the Company96, 114.

Yeomen:
-, Court Minutes relating to561.
-, Early Ordinances relating to51417.
-, Fees on admission240.
-, Gifts to298, 308.
-, List of593.
-, Tailors4, 9, 2229, 145, 205, 218, 261.

Young men, gifts to328.