Freedom of the city

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the possession of the rights and privileges of a freeman of the city; formerly often, and now occasionally, conferred on one not a resident, as a mark of honorary distinction for public services.

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He is also a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Founders and a Freeman of the City of London.
Khan is a Freeman of the City of London which is the highest honour given for contribution to the City of London.
She became a Freeman of the City of London in 1983 and Member of the Guild of Freemen in 2003.
Mr Dickens, 70, is a freeman of the City of London but has lived in Wales for 39 years.
Raymond Clark is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers.
Mr Burbidge was High Sheriff of the West Midlands (from 1990 to 1991), is a Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands County and has been Master of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, as well as being a Freeman of the City of London.
One of his ancestors was a silk weaver, a Freeman of the City of London and member of the Weavers Guild in the early 1800s.
As well as being a Freeman of the City of London, he was a founder of Sunderland Sports Fund, a fundraiser for St Oswald's Hospice in Gosforth and is active in the Rotary Club.
His personal achievements include being shortlisted this year in the industry-leading Catey Awards in the manager of the year category and being made a Master Innholder and Freeman of the City of London in 2013.
Edwards, died in May He was also a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors and a Freeman of the City of London.