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GUILD. A fraternity or company. Guild hall, the place of meeting of guilds. Beame's, Glanville, 108 (n).

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He told me I was nominated for the Craft Guilds under the People's Choice category.
Ogilvie would have to blame the whole of premodern political structures in this case--not only the merchant guilds but the craft guilds, not only economic monopolists but monopolists of every kind.
18) Because, as Richard Homan has argued, "the play of Corpus Christi in York was a part of the economic and political world of the craft guilds and city government in a way the other plays never were," (19) scholars have sought to establish first and foremost the historical, economic, and sociopolitical conditions under which the York plays were performed.
A closer look at the periphery of the faction of Willem Moreel demonstrates that its social capital crossed the boundaries of the nucleus, In 1477 political allies who initially were not linked to the social networks of the faction had entered into a political coalition with its nucleus out of political interests and ideological motives, most of them originating from the urban craft guilds.
For some 500 years, craft guilds played a significant role in shaping the societies of which they were a part.
Fra Angelico had clear artistic opportunities in both the craft guilds of his town and the Dominican Order in which he was likely educated.
The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has brought the date of the Oscar ceremony forward from the end of March to February 29 because it was fed up with its members copying the results of the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the British Academy Awards, not to mention the various craft guilds and local critics' groups, all of whom have their own accolades.
Members of critics organizations, movie craft guilds and outfits such as the Golden Globes-distributing Hollywood Foreign Press Association have already begun to receive some screeners.
These screenings will not be open to the general public, but will be restricted to card-holding members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, as well as the various craft guilds, plus one guest.
John McGavin's study of secular music in the Scots burgh of Haddington likewise shows how archival references to music and musicians can reveal aspects of urban life that often go unnoticed, from the rivalries among various narrowly defined craft guilds, to the role of music as a means of subversion.
It is clear that there was a pageant wagon procession, exhibited by the craft guilds, along an identifiable route through the streets on the feast of Corpus Christi.
Natacha Coquery discusses the hiring practices of artisans by aristocratic households in 18th-century Paris; Elizabeth Musgrave shows that the number of women in craft guilds grew in 18th-century Nantes, albeit in lower-status sectors such as textiles and food production; Josette Pontet argues that commercial expansion in late 18th-century Bordeaux was desirable to many artisans because the new industries often offered better working conditions, better wages, and more benefits.