Archive for May 21st, 2012

May 21, 2012

These Tradesmen

…are Preachers in and about The City of London. A single page publication from 1647 that complains of all the untrained preachers who were adding their voices to the general hubbub of independent religion in the period following the initial cessation of hostilities. Several trades are represented here, much in the style of the Cries of London, showing some nice details of common people’s dress.