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Old 11th June 2014, 05:28 AM   #30
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London Port Book, 1567-8 - Nos. 200-299 (Dec 1567 - Jan 1568)

The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents

tenon-saws, 6 doz. hand-saws, 6 cwt frying pans, 20 doz. coarse sword blades. 9 grs small hanging locks, 48 lbs curtain rings, 20 lbs clavichord wire, 10 thou. awl blades 39 12 s (3 Dec 1567). James Harvie: 4 doz. whip-saws 6. John Gardyner: 12 cwt red lead, 4 cwt white lead, 3 qrs white copperas, 2 hd (

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London Port Book, 1567-8 - Nos. 500-599 (May - June, 1568)

The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents

chains, 60 lbs counters, 16 cwt frying pans, 48 doz. coarse sword blades 63 3 s 4 d (29 May 1568). Henry Becher: 109 doz. thou. pins, 203 yds taffeta, 200 half-pcs Genoa fustian 152 10 s . John Lambert: 13 cwt battery 26. Gerson Hills: 38 cwt hemp 38. Richard Hills: 41 cwt hemp 41. John Pasfilde: 1

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London Port Book, 1567-8 - Nos. 1-99 (Sept - Nov, 1567)

The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents

wool 11 13 s 4 d (3 Oct 1567). John Spencer: 220 lbs pepper 18 6 s 8 d . George Breame: 10 cwt battery 20. Edward Jackman: 650 lbs pepper 54 3 s 4 d . Edmund Burton: 3 half-brls head nails, 5 cwt frying pans, 24 doz. coarse sword blades, 7 cwt white plates, 12 hd 'stass' steel, 3 cwt pack thread,

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London Port Book, 1567-8 - Nos. 600-699 (June - Aug, 1568)

The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents

crewel, 4 doz. lbs bottom pack thread 9 10 s . Thomas Parker: 78 pcs dornick with wool 26. Thomas Brasye: 4 bales Ulm fustian 60. Matthew Fyld: 22 pcs grogram camlet, 66 half-pcs Genoa fustian 52 6 s 8 d . John Passfyld: 7 cwt iron wire, 7 cwt iron creepers, 7 doz. coarse sword blades, 1 cwt black

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London Port Book, 1567-8 - Nos. 700-799 (Aug - Sept, 1568)

The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents

William Hewet: 13 brls rape oil, 2 bales Ulm fustian 46 6 s 8 d . Robert Exton: 4 cwt madder, 3 nests empty chests, 5 doz. sword blades 8 6 s 8 d . William Ludington: 12 brls rape oil, 3 cwt litmus, 30 lbs sugar candy, 3 cwt almonds, 10 lbs green ginger, 25 lbs verdigris 26 1 s 8 d . Henry Bechar: 41

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London Port Book, 1567-8 - Nos. 300-399 (Jan - Mar, 1568)

The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents

cloves, 64 lbs nutmegs, 20 lbs mace 50 5 s . Edmund Burton: 2 cwt iron wire, 21 doz. chisels, 9 grs hanging locks, 5 cwt loose black latten, 5 cwt dripping pans, 31 doz. sword blades 51 10 s . Gerson Hills: 7 cwt hemp 7. Richard Byllam: 21 cwt madder 14. Thomas Starkey: 1500 ells minsters 16 13 s 4

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Appendix II - Descriptive list of commodities

The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents

used in tanning and dyeing. Sword blades, 18 Tablemen, 593. Pieces used in board games. Tables, 593; walnut, 792. See also Playing tables, Writing tables Tacks, 465 Taffeta, 18; 'caffaes', 465; Florence, 462; Levant, 45; Lucca ('Lukes'), 465; Spanish, 357; Tours, 156. 'Caffaes', perhaps from caffa, a

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Cutler Street Warehouses - Cyvyndonelane

A Dictionary of London

Cutler Street Warehouses See Port of London Authority's Warehouses. Cutlers' Company Elections to the Mistery made in 1328 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 233). Company incorporated 4 H. VI., uniting three smaller Companies, viz.: the Bladers, forgers of blades ; the makers of Haftes and otherwise garnishers of

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East Indies - April 1632

Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies and Persia, Volume 8

great, but in small pigs of cwt.; this Governor will let no man buy it, and will give what he pleases. Quicksilver sent to Agra. John Leachland retained. Twelve hundred ffs. Agra indigo ordained to be bought. Amber beads of good hope, but rough. Amber hopeless. Some sword blades found bad. Presents:

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Anne - January 1704

Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Anne, 1703-4

others, taken before Mathew White, Mayor of Newcastle. Soldart, sworn, says: Came from Rotterdam about sixteen days since in ballast with flax and sale-[sail-]duck. Brought ten passengers [ details ], whose names he does not know. Landed at Jarrow. Knows nothing of the bundles of sword-blades and hanger

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Folios lxxi - lxxx - Aug 1408 -

Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: I

workmanship by the Bladesmythes. Thereupon it was agreed that in future a joint scrutiny of blades should from time to time be made by two Masters of the Cutlers and two of the Bladesmythes. Folio lxxi b. Ordinacio int' Cultellar' et Fabros Blade smythes voc'. 12 Oct., 10 Henry IV. [A.D. 1408], came the

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Journal, January 1777 - Volume 84

Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 14

Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated 8th January, 1777, referring to this Board the petition of Thomas Monkland, for leave to export six thousand sword blades to the East Indies, on board the ship Rochford , John Beard, commander. Read an Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated January

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Early Man - Bronze Age

A history of the County of Oxford: Volume 1

(Pl. VI 3 c ), from which also were recovered two so-called rapiers, one 14 in. long with rounded butt (Pl. VIII 2 a ), the other 15 in. with square-ended butt and narrower blade, like a third from the river at Reading. Finally, from the Thames come short swords, one 18 in. long, with two rivets,

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/re...x?compid=101927
Journal, March 1776 - Volume 83

Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, Volume 14

Council; vizt. Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated February 28th, 1776, referring to this Board, for their consideration and report, the petition of Isaac Pratt, for leave to export ten thousand, five hundred sword blades to the East Indies. Order of the Lords of the Privy Council, dated March

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November 1656 - An Act for the Exportation of several Commodities of the Breed, Growth and Manufacture of this Commonwealth.

Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660

That it shall and may be lawfull to transport beyond the Seas, into any part in Amity with this Commonwealth, all sorts of Arms: That is to say, Muskets, Carbines, Birding or Fowling Pieces, Pistols, Sword and Rapier Blades, Hilts for Swords, Rapiers, or Daggers, Bandaliers, Pikeheads, Halbert-heads

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House of Lords Journal Volume 18 - 29 March 1708

Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18

and others: Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for limiting a Time to Persons to come in and make their Claims to any of the forfeited Estates and other Interests in Ireland , sold by the Trustees for Sale of those Estates to the Governor and Company for making hollow Sword-blades in England ,

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Index - T

Calendar of State Papers Relating to English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 12

778, 779. -, in sword-blades , English with Turkey, 435. -, in tabinets , Venetian watered, 381. -, in tin , English with Constanti nople, 383. -, in Vallonia. See Gall nuts. -, in velvet , Venetian coloured, 381. -, in white-lead , 507, 508. -, in wine , 24, 29, 145, Muscat, 281, 393; from Crete, 872.

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House of Lords Journal Volume 18 - 1 April 1708

Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18

and make their Claims to any of the forfeited Estates and other Interests in Ireland , sold by the Trustees for Sale of those Estates to the Governor and Company for making hollow Sword-blades in England , and divers other Purchasers." After some Time, the House was resumed. And the Earl of Stamford

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Volume 5 - September 3-November 14, 1689

Calendar of Treasury Papers, Volume 1

Ann Hutchins for the delivery of certain sword-blades; submitting the consideration of the case to their Lordships as one of compassion, the petitioner's husband being a Dutchman, and by trade a sword-cutler at Rotterdam, having shipped 24 dozen of sword blades to set up in business in England, which

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Charles I - volume 328 - July 1-17, 1636

Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Charles I, 1636-7

July 1-17, 1636 July 1. 1. Petition of Benjamin Stone, blade-maker, on Hounslow Heath, to the King. Upon a petition to his Majesty, petitioner showed the great charge he had been at in perfecting the manufacture of sword blades, and entreated his Majesty to take into his store 2,000 blades, which

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It has been some years ago I started looking at British commerce via this site
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/

Do regiister. as you can build a shelf.

By the third quarter of the 18th century, tens of thousands of blades were being exported by England (many to the East indies). Prior to the 18th century, notesimilar quantities entering London. Then, note the Hollow Sword Company debacle that went on for a couple of decades.

I don't have an answer for the lily

Cheers

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