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.
Guild Master Derek Austin said: "The watch museum project have a formidable task in renovating the dilapidated Spon End court cottages to show a typical watch makers home and workshop.
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.
Nizhny Novgorod residents will have the opportunity to purchase potatoes and vegetables, dairy products, meat and fish semi-finished products, a wide range of canned products and juices, honey and processed products, egg and chicken semifinished products, bakery products, sausage products, flour and cereals directly from Nizhny Novgorod producers, guild masters and craftsmen of the Nizhny Novgorod region.
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.
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.
Guild masters were elected to the city council and committee members were representatives in parliament.

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