Sentence Examples


  • About 1259 these fraternities were distributed over the greater part of northern Italy.
  • Their fraternities or societies may be divided into three classes: religious or benevolent, merchant and craft gilds.
  • The laws of Ine speak of gegildan who help each other pay the wergeld, but it is not entirely certain that they were members of gild fraternities in the later sense.
  • To the first half of that century belong the statutes of the fraternities of Cambridge, Abbotsbury and Exeter.
  • - The merchant and craft fraternities are particularly interesting to students of economic and municipal history.