The Tallow Chandlers of London. Volume 1: The Mystery in the Making.

By: MONIER-WILLIAMS, Randall.

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"a definitive history of the Worshipfull Company of Tallow Chandlers, a craft-guild or 'mystery' which took root in the thirteenth century ...This first volume covers the early period of guild-formation down to the year 1312, when 'the good men of the Commonalty of every mystery cause came to Guildhall to air their grievances'. It has a chapter on candle-making and...is prousely illustrated throughout." Pp.96, portrait colour frontispiece + many black & white illustrations throughout, maps to endpapers. Paperback with dustwrapper which has minor wear to top edge. VG.

Title: The Tallow Chandlers of London. Volume 1: The Mystery in the Making.

Author Name: MONIER-WILLIAMS, Randall.

Categories: BRITISH,

Publisher: London: Kaye & Ward Ltd, 1970. 0718208633:

ISBN Number: 0718208633

ISBN Number 13: 9780718208639

Seller ID: 44872

Keywords: randall monier williams tallow chandlers london mystery guilds guildhall livery company history candle making benevolent society 46364 HISTORY::BRITISH,