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London in the Later Middle AgesGovernment and People 1200-1500$
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Caroline M. Barron

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199257775

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.001.0001

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From Guilds to Companies

From Guilds to Companies

(p.199) chapter nine From Guilds to Companies
London in the Later Middle Ages

Caroline M. Barron (Contributor Webpage)

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This chapter charts the evolution of groups of craftsmen living in the same areas and occasionally co-operating together to achieve short-term objectives into the chartered city companies to be found at the end of the period. The roles played by religious fraternities within the crafts and the charitable activities of the companies are also examined. The ways in which the craft organisations, sometimes seen as hostile to organised civic government, were firmly incorporated within the structures of civic government by 1500, is fully discussed.

Keywords:   craftsmen, fraternities, companies, incorporation, charitable activities

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