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Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths

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The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths is one of the Great Twelve Livery Companies of the City of London. [1]

26 relations: Acton, London, Almshouse, Assay office, City of London, Clerkenwell, Coins of the pound sterling, Goldsmith, Goldsmiths' Hall, Goldsmiths, University of London, Guild, Harache family, Headquarters, Imperial College London, Latin, Livery company, London, Middle Ages, Motto, Museum of London, Order of precedence, Precious metal, Royal charter, Royal National Theatre, Symbol, Trial of the Pyx, Westminster Abbey.

Acton, London

Acton is an area of west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing.

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Almshouse

An almshouse (also known as a poorhouse) is charitable housing provided to people in a particular community.

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Assay office

Assay offices are institutions set up to assay (test the purity of) precious metals, in order to protect consumers.

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

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Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell is an area of central and north London, England.

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Coins of the pound sterling

The standard circulating coinage of the United Kingdom is denominated in pounds sterling (symbol "£"), and, since the introduction of the two-pound coin in 1994 (to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Bank of England 1694–1994), ranges in value from one penny to two pounds.

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Goldsmith

A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious metals.

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Goldsmiths' Hall

Goldsmiths' Hall is a Grade I building at the junction of Foster Lane and Gresham Street in the City of London.

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Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London, is a public research university in London, England, specialising in the arts, design, humanities, and social sciences.

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Guild

A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.

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Harache family

The Harache family is a family of goldsmiths of Huguenot extraction, many of whom came to London from France towards the end of the 17th century to avoid persecution.

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Headquarters

Headquarters (commonly referred to as HQ or HD) is/are the locations where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated.

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Livery company

The livery companies of the City of London, currently 110 in number, comprise London's ancient and modern trade associations and guilds, almost all of which are styled the "Worshipful Company of..." their respective craft, trade or profession.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Motto

A motto (derived from the Latin muttum, 'mutter', by way of Italian motto, 'word', 'sentence') is a maxim; a phrase meant to formally summarize the general motivation or intention of an individual, family, social group or organization.

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Museum of London

The Museum of London documents the history of the English capital city from prehistoric to modern times.

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Order of precedence

Order of precedence is a sequential hierarchy of nominal importance of persons.

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Precious metal

A precious metal is a rare, naturally occurring metallic chemical element of high economic value.

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Royal charter

A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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Royal National Theatre

The Royal National Theatre in London, commonly known as the National Theatre (NT) is one of the United Kingdom's three most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues, alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House.

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Symbol

A symbol is a mark, sign or word that indicates, signifies, or is understood as representing an idea, object, or relationship.

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Trial of the Pyx

The Trial of the Pyx is the procedure in the United Kingdom for ensuring that newly minted coins conform to the required standards.

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

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Redirects here:

Goldsmith's Company, Goldsmith's Guild, Goldsmiths Company, Goldsmiths' Company, London Goldsmiths.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worshipful_Company_of_Goldsmiths

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