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  • That Chesterfield was early a thriving centre is shown by the charter of John Lord Wake, lord of the manor, granting a gild merchant to the town.
  • He'll always gild the lily, wherein lies his downfall.
  • To gild refined gold, to paint the lily Meaning Usually misquoted as ' to gild the lily '.
  • Piety, Fraternity and Power Detailed investigation of the religious gild, showing its importance to all aspects of medieval life.
  • The use of the word merchants in distinction to the men would perhaps indicate the existence of a gild merchant, ( fn.

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