Guild Master


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a small, economically independent artisan producer of the Middle Ages; a full member of a guild. The master worked in his own shop as a craftsman, having journeymen and apprentices under him. As craft production among masters developed, stratification occurred. Some masters were ruined, and others grew rich.

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In some parishes, whole families are involved," said guild master Mr Linford.
The Guild Master, Jim Parry, Past Master Bob Crane, David Colston and David Hearn were given an extensive three hour tour of the brand new Type 45 Destroyer by lieutenants Clarkston and Chattewrjee on December 4, soon after she returned from her first sea trial.
CHEQUE TIME: (From left) Kevin Hugill, Sister Janet Farrell, Staff Nurse Margaret Seldon, Freemen's Guild master Robert Stradling and charity warden George Wilkinson hand over the cash raised.
Here Wynn and her friends have returned to the Guild of Sagecraft - but she faces danger from her former guild masters who want to keep her from her search for a mysterious device.
Here Wynn and her friends have returned to the Guild of Sagecraft--but she faces danger from her former guild masters who want to keep her from her search for a mysterious device.
The old guild masters too had an interest in ousting the French, since their monopolies and privileges had been undermined.
One historian has pointed out that it contained 26 senators, 42 titled intellectuals, 269 shippers and merchants, 26 manufacturers, and 17 guild masters. (59)
Certainly by the eighteenth century; the hiring of persons "a la journee" (by the day) from the Place, whether by independent subcontractors or guild masters, was a familiar, daily routine in central Paris.
But this time only guild masters can use it to make in-guild announcements and guild members may use the sidebar chat to communicate as usual.
It is signed by various mayors, mayoresses and guild masters and contains Abe's poem Godiva.

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