Worshipful Company of Girdlers
The Worshipful Company of Girdlers
is one of the Livery Companies
of the City of London
. The organisation was awarded the right to regulate Girdlers in 1327; it was granted a Royal Charter
in 1449. The Girdlers, or makers of belts and girdles, are no longer closely related to their original trade. Along with the products of many other Livery Companies, girdles have lost the importance it had in mediŠval times. The Company remains as a charitable enterprise.
The Girdlers' Company ranks twenty-third in the order of precedence of Livery Companies. The Company's motto is Give Thanks To God.