Grocers' Company
   The Grocers of old time were called Pepperers and were first incorporated by the name of Grocers in 1345 (S. 265).
   Elections to the Mistery of Grocers are recorded in 1328 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 232), the Apothecaries being enumerated separately.
   In 1365 Nicholas Chaucer of Sopere lane was Surveyor of the Trade of Grocers, Pepperers and Apothecaries (Cal. L. Bk. G. p. 204).
   Thos. Knowles gave them a tenement in the churchyard of St. Antholin for the relief of their poor (S. 266).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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