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Worshipful Company of Bakers

Charter granted by King Henry VII in 1486. The City's second oldest guild. (Weavers is the answer to your question.)

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Worshipful Company of Bakers

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Boy and panyer

This naked boy sitting on his pannier (basket) is thought to refer to the bak...

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Worshipful Company of Bakers

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Faryner's shop

Near this site stood the shop belonging to Thomas Faryner, the King's baker, ...

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Elizabeth David

Elizabeth David

Cookery writer. Born as Elizabeth Gwynne into a wealthy family. Travelled in Europe and around the Mediterranean, spending some years in Cairo, where she married in 1944. Returned to England in 194...

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1 memorial
Mark Hanbury Beaufoy

Mark Hanbury Beaufoy

Businessman and politician. Born South Lambeth, nephew of Henry Beaufoy. Aged 10 he inherited the business. 1881 chaired the meeting at which the Children's Society was founded. 1884 married Mildre...

Person, Food & Drink, Politics & Administration

2 memorials
Black Eagle Brewery

Black Eagle Brewery

The name was taken from the street on the north of the site, Black Eagle Street, now the east-west section of Dray Walk. A Truman took over the business in 1679 and the business expanded. 1789 it w...

Place, Food & Drink

1 memorial
William Nicholson

William Nicholson

Distiller, politician, cricket player, benefactor.  Born Upper Holloway into a gin distillery family.  They made Lamplighter gin at Three Mills on the River Lea.  The business moved into running pu...

Person, Benefactor, Food & Drink, Politics & Administration

1 memorial