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Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers

The Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. The organisation was established in 1358; it received a Royal Charter in 1484. The Wax Chandlers, or wax-candle makers, were traditionally separate from Tallow Chandlers; wax candles were customary in churches, while tallow candles were used in homes. As is the case with most other Livery Companies, the Wax Chandlers are no longer a trade association of wax candle makers, instead existing as a charitable institution.

The Wax Chandlers' Company ranks twentieth in the order of precedence of Livery Companies, immediately above the Tallow Chandlers. The Company's motto is Truth Is The Light.

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