drapers

'drap·er || 'dreɪpə n. cloth dealer

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Drapers' Gardens — is a site in the City of London at the junction of Throgmorton Avenue and Copthall Avenue on land owned by the Drapers Company, originally forming gardens but used for major office blocks from the 1960s. Contents 1 Seifert skyscraper 2 New… …   Wikipedia

  • Drapers' Academy — Established September 2010 Principal Matthew Slater Chair Major General Adrian Lyons Location Settle Road Romford Essex RM3 9XR …   Wikipedia

  • Drapers' Company —    One of the twelve Great Livery Companies.    Obtained charter 1364, incorporated, 17 H. VI.    Elections to the Mistery of Drapers mentioned in 1328 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 232).    Many of the Drapers lived in Birchin Lane and Cornhill in Stow s… …   Dictionary of London

  • Drapers Professor of French — The Drapers Professorship of French is the senior professorship in the study of the French language at the University of Cambridge, and was founded in 1919 by a donation from the Worshipful Company of Drapers. Drapers Professors Oliver Herbert… …   Wikipedia

  • Drapers' Hall —    On the north side of Throgmorton Street at No. 28 (P.O. Directory). In Broad Street Ward.    Grant to master and keepers and brethren and sisters of the guild or fraternity of the Blessed Mary of the clothiers of London of chief messuage with… …   Dictionary of London

  • Drapers' Alley —    West out of Woodroffe Lane, north of the Drapers Almshouses (q.v.) (Rocque, 1746; and L. Guide, 1758). In Aldgate Ward.    Named after the Drapers Company, whose almshouses it adjoined.    Site now covered by the railway lines …   Dictionary of London

  • Drapers' Almshouses —    1) On the west side of Cooper s Row (Elmes, 1831).    Founded by Sir John Milborne, Draper, who was Mayor in 1521 (S. 150), and by him entrusted to the Drapers Company.    The date over the gate towards the street is 1535 (Strype, ed. 1720, I …   Dictionary of London

  • Drapers' Gardens —    West out of Throgmorton Avenue at No. 10 (P.O. Directory). In Broad Street Ward.    First mention: In the description of the property granted to the Marquis of Winchester within the precincts of the Austin Friars, a garden therein is said to… …   Dictionary of London

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