Summary

By William Winstanley, published 1668, the full title begins ‘The honour of Merchant-Taylors, wherein is set forth the noble acts, valliant deeds, and heroick performances of Merchant-Taylors in former ages. Their honourable loves, and knightly adventures…’

1893 text

The title of this book was, “The Honour of the Merchant Taylors.” Wherein is set forth the noble acts, valliant deeds, and heroick performances of Merchant Taylors in former ages; their honourable loves, and knightly adventures, their combating of foreign enemies and glorious successes in honour of the English nation: together with their pious….

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Oxford DNB:

Winstanley, William (d. 1698), compiler of biographies and poet
by William E. Burns

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Terry Foreman   Link to this

The Honour of the Merchant Taylors. Wherein is set forth the noble acts, valliant deeds, and heroick performances of Merchant Taylors in former ages; their honourable loves and knightly adventures, their combating of foreign enemies and glorious successes in honour of the English nation; together with their pious acts and large benevolences, their building of publick structures, especially that of Blackwell Hall, to be a market-place for the selling of woollen cloatbs: Written by William Winstanley. Lond. 1668." 8vo. With the head of Sir Ralph Blackwell, with a gold chain: arms of London on the right, and of the Merchant Taylors on the left.

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  • 1668