Haberdashers' Company

Haberdashers' Company
   Or Hurrers, as they were called. Incorporated a brotherhood 26 H. VI., including the Cappers and Hat Marchantes.
   Elections to the Mistery of Haberdashers were made as early as 1328 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 233).
   In 28 Hen. VI. licence was granted to the Mistery of Haberdashers to establish a Guild of St. Katherine, which was to be a perpetual corporation to hold land, etc. (Cal. L. Bk. K. p. 330).
   Eighth in order of the twelve Great Companies.
   The Company maintains several schools, almshouses, etc.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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