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Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. The Pattenmakers, who were incorporated by Royal Charter in 1670, were makers wooden platforms worn under one's shoes. Pattens were helpful in walking through the muddy streets of London. However, with the advent of paved streets, pattens became obsolete. Thus, the Company functions mainly as a charitable body, rather than a trade association for Pattenmakers.

The Pattenmakers' Company ranks seventieth in the order of precedence for Livery Companies. Its motto is Recipiunt Fmin Sustentacula Nobis, Latin for Women Receive Support From Us.

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