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livery company

n
(Commerce) Brit one of the chartered companies of the City of London originating from the craft guilds
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Noun1.livery company - one of the chartered companies of London originating with the craft guilds
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
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Dr Hywel Griffiths, a physical geographer at Aberystwyth University, collected the Gold Award from the Worshipful Livery Company of Wales.
The earliest came on April 11, 1542, when Lord Mayor Michael Dormer ordered the aldermen to prevent "any commen playes or enterludes" within livery company halls, and six days after that Edmund Bonner, bishop of London, issued an injunction prohibiting all "common playes or interludes" in churches or chapels.
Revamped with blue and red velvet in the interior, she found it more comfortable than she remembered as black horses, hired from a livery company, pulled it on a tour around Exhibition Park which was hosting a public picnic as part of the celebrations.
He became President of the Builders Merchant Federation in 2002, and later in 2006/2007 became Master of his own livery company.
The organisation is a modern livery company with roles that include aiding government policy in measurement standards.
The exhibition has been made possible for the Bishopsland trust through the initiative, co-operation and support of Jacobs the Jewellers, Reading's leading independent jeweller, the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, a City of London livery company founded in the 13th century to promote the craft of Gold and Silversmiths and HS Walsh, the jewellery and watch industries leading supplier of tools and equipment.
That includes the Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural show, a lunch with the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society and a summer banquet at the Worshipful Livery Company of Wales.
LichtensteinRE found, advised and successfully arranged the leasing of a 3,500 s/f property located at 674 Casanova Avenue in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx to the Hudson Livery Company.
Osborne will redevelop Mercers Yard for the Wardens & Commonality of the Mystery of Mercers, a City of London livery company.
Established in 2002, the award is run jointly by the Worshipful Company of Homers (an ancient Livery Company of the City of London) and the British Plastics Federation (BPF).