FOUNDERS, The Worshipful Company of, London.
FOUNDERS, The Worshipful Company of, London. (Incorporated i8th September 1614.) Azure, a laver-pot between two taper candlesticks or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a fiery furnace proper, two arms of the last issuing from clouds on the sinister side of the first, vested azure, holding in both hands a pair of closing tongs sable, taking up the melting-pot in the furnace also proper. Motto — " God the only founder."
[Granted by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux, 13th October 1590, for which they paid £1, 2s. 8d. Confirmed, approved, and entered by Henry St George at the Visitation of London, 1634. The grant is printed in " Misc. Gen. et Her," i. 103.]
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