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Chief corporations of London in 1596 (as listed on a broadsheet)

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For related discussion, see

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http://purplemotes.net/2012/08/19/livery-companies-illustrate-socio-economic-organization/

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Broadsheet title: The armes of all the cheife corporatons [sic] of England wt. the companees of London described by letters for ther seuerall collores

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Companies listed below in order of lines left to right, top to bottom (English reading order)

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rncorporationmottoentry notesdataset sources and notes

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1mercershonor deomerchantsBroadsheet display in Folger exhibit, "Open City: London 1500-1700"

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2grocersGod grant gracehttp://www.folger.edu/template.cfm?cid=4155

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3drapersonto God only be honor and glory

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4fishmongersall wor' be to God onlyBroadsheet image online at:

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5goldsmithsto God only be all gloryalt motto: Justitia Virtutem Regina (Justice and Virtue are Queen)http://luna.folger.edu/luna/servlet/detail/FOLGERCM1~6~6~793017~150630:The-armes-of-all-the-cheife-corpora

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6skinnersto God only be all glory

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7merchant aytorsconcordia parua res crescuntmerchant tailors

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8haberdashersserve and obey

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9salterssal sapit omniaCorporations at listed in order of precedence:

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10ironmongersxorder of precedence

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11vintersxwine merchantshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Livery_Company

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12clothworkersmy trust is in God alone

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13diersda gloriam deodyersEmpty motto space in the corporation arms indicated here with "x" in motto field.

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14bruersin God is all our trustbrewersThe broadsheet omits many corporation mottos:

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15letherfellersxmottos

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16peuterersin God is all my trustpewterers (tin craftsmen)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mottos_of_the_Livery_Companies_of_the_City_of_London

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17barbersurgeonsde pricipiencia dei

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18armorersmake all shuer

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19whitebakersprais God for all

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20waxchandlerstruth is the light

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21tallow chandlersecce agnus Dei qui tollis pecata mundi

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22cutlerspour porvenir abonne foy

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23girdlersgive thanks to God

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24butchersosa subiecisti sub pedibus oves et boves

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25sadlersour trust is in God

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26carpentersx

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27shoomakersx

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28paintersamor queat obediencia

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29curriersx

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30masonsin the Lord is all our trust

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31plummersin God is our hopeplumbers; motto: Justicia Et Pax

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32inholderscom ye blessed when I was harborless ye loged me

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33foundersx

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34embrotherersx

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35poutiersxpoulters -- sellers of poultry

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36cookesx

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37coopersx

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38bricklayersin God is all our trust

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39bowlersx

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40fletchersx

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41smithesx

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42joynersx

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43plasterersx

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44weaversx

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45fruiterersxemblem includes image of Adam and Eve

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46scrivenerx

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47botle makers & hornersx

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48stationersper bene natis malevivre

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49marblersx

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50woolpackersx

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51farnersx

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52paviorsxresponsible for the paving and maintenance of London's streets; motto: God Can Raise to Abraham Children of Stone

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53lorinorsxlorimer: person who makes the bits and other metal parts of a horse's bridle, and other small metal pieces

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54browne bakersx

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55woodmongersx

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56upholstersx

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57turnersx

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58pastersx

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59paris clarkesxparish clerks

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60watermenx