How to use Livery in a sentence
She'd rent a horse at the livery in the morning and ride out to the ranch.
Powdered footmen, in livery with buckled shoes and smart stockings, stood at every door anxiously noting visitors' every movement in order to offer their services.
She said, 'Girl,' to the maid, 'put on a livery, get up behind the carriage, and come with me while I make some calls.'
In October he appears dining in the hall there as a guest, and at Christmas 1442 he received a royal livery, five yards of violet cloth, as provost of Eton.
At one time the position of the livery companies was a subject of much political discussion.Advertisement
When first born these are clothed with a uniform slaty-grey fur, which in due course gives place to a coat of more tawny hue than the adult livery.
All that is known of him from this date to his death about 1520 is derived from the poems or from entries in the royal registers of payments of pension and grants of livery.
The chamberlain or comptroller of the king's chamber is appointed by the livery.
One of the most notable parts of the kings policy was his long-continued and successful assault on the abuse of livery and maintenance, which had been at its height during Suppresthe Wars of the Roses.
Robert of Berkeley, the eldest son of Maurice, paid in 1190 the vast sum of i 000 for livery of his great inheritance, but, rising with the rebellious irr.Advertisement
Earl and countess only withdrew after James Berkeley, the nephew and heir male, had livery of his lands by the purchased aid of Humphrey of Gloucester.
A final remainder under the marquess's settlement brought back castle and lands on the failure in 1553 of the heirs male of the body of Henry VII., and Henry, Lord Berkeley, had special livery of them in his minority.
Ormonde, who was in London, could alone restore peace; all his disputes with Desmond were at once settled in his favour, and he was even allowed to resume the exaction of coyne and livery, the abolition of which had been the darling wish of statesmen.
Mrs. Martin is off to a WCTU meeting in Montrose and Joshua rented a sleigh at the Union Livery that just opened.
It carries a 56 seat Northern Coachbuilders body and sports the livery that was taken over from the trolley bus fleet.Advertisement
View the original livery worn by the coachman in Edwardian times.
The bodyshells are painted white, with the livery above applied using vinyl decals, which can be easily changed.
Eastern National 519, a 1960 MW is also dual purpose, but preserved here in bus livery.
The livery features a blue fuselage with red highlights, the opposite to the existing fleet of red aircraft with blue highlights.
The Worshipful Company of Paviors is one of the ancient livery guilds of the City of London.Advertisement
According to Acer, the TravelMate's white livery " conveys images of pureness (sic ), cleanliness, and maximum lightness " .
It wears a special livery for Virgin Rail Links.
This locomotive was painted into the revised NSE livery straight from its former ' ' Large Logo ' ' scheme in 1989.
Two sets were hired in GNER black and the reserve set, shown here speeding past Colton, retained standard Eurostar livery.
Unlike the Lima model it is still available - in EWS livery.Advertisement
These are painted in lined BR maroon livery, and have fully restored interiors.
Whilst on the GCR the engine has been repainted in its original two-tone green livery.
An all-over black livery was applied initially, including to a number of MCW bodied Atlanteans diverted from Midland Red in 1971.
It has also been painted in the GER maroon livery which will replace the non-authentic red paint 1380 wears at the moment.
The vehicle has been rebuilt by RVP and restored in teak livery after 9 years work by their volunteers.Advertisement
We can offer both full & DIY livery facilities.
No vehicles remain in Selby & District green and cream livery.
Hicks ' fleet livery was dark blue with yellow bands.
Mrs R ran a livery stable and knew her horses but not a young hen!
The Salters ' Company is ranked ninth of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London.Advertisement
The earliest inspection craft were horse-drawn, the horses ridden by postilions in livery.
One is the eye-catching livery and the other is that they all end with a finale salvo.
There are 20 horses in livery stables on the estate.
Full livery in modern barn stabling with turnout, farmhouse B&B or 4-star self catering.
The model is shown finished in SR 1947 livery with the sliding window ventilator.Advertisement
The house is situated about 2 miles from Addington Equestrian Center, close to local livery yards.
After some dispute, he was told that he might climb on to the pilot engine which was to precede the royal train; but his scarlet livery, white gloves and wig suffered so much from soot and sparks that he made no more fuss about his rights in after trips.
The pernicious practice of livery and maintenance was now at its zenith; all over England in times of stress the knighthood and gentry were wont to pledge themselves, by sealed bonds of indenture, to follow the magnate whom they thought best able to protect them.
However, they perfectly complemented the queenly role that Alva envisaged for herself, and also the Vanderbilt servants in livery.
Looking resplendent in pseudo General livery, NV waits a return trip to the station.Advertisement
In addition to operating horse drawn busses and carts, a thriving livery stable and saddlery business was operated.
This vehicle has been restored to teak livery by Railroad Vehicle Preservations who also operate the TPO set.
The engine was dismantled down to its frames and the boiler retubed, then repainted in Marsh 's umber livery.
Like a taxi, a car service is convenient; but unlike a taxi, it's all style, complete with a driver outfitted in elegant livery.
Several of the great livery companies or gilds of the City possess fine halls, containing portraits and other collections of high interest and value.Advertisement
The Lord Mayor (q.v.) is elected by the Court of Aldermen from two aldermen nominated in the Court of Common Hall by the Livery, an electorate drawn from the members of the ancient trade gilds or Livery Companies (q.v.), which, through their control over the several trades or manufactures, had formerly an influence over the government of the city which from the time of Edward III.
Violent attacks were made upon the Livery Companies, but of late years, largely owing to the public spirit of the companies in devoting large sums of money towards the improvement of the several industries in connexion with which they were founded, and the establishment of the City and Guilds of London Technical Institute, a complete change has taken place as to the public estimation in which they are held.
In 1383 the right of election reverted to the wards, but was obtained again by the livery companies in 1467.
Various alterations were subsequently made and now the qualification of electors at the election of the corporate offices of lord mayor, sheriffs, chamberlain and minor offices in Common Hall is that of being a liveryman of a livery company and an enrolled freeman of London.
William Herbert published in 1837 History of the Twelve great Livery Companies of London, and in 1869 Thomas Arundell published Historical Reminiscences of the City and its Livery Companies.
The disabilities under which a feudal owner very frequently lay gave rise to the practice of conveying land by other methods than that of feoffment with livery of seisin, that is, a handing over of the feudal possession.
The essential elements were livery of seisin (delivery of possession), which consisted in formally giving to the feoffee on the land a clod or turf, or a growing twig, as a symbol of the transfer of the land, and words by the feoffor declaratory of his intent to deliver possession to the feoffee with a "limitation" of the estate intended to be transferred.
Livery in law was made not on but in sight of this land, the feoffor saying to the feoffee, "I give you that land; enter and take possession."
Livery in law, in order to pass the estate, had to be perfected by entry by the feoffee during the joint lives of himself and the feoffor.
All corporeal hereditaments were by that act declared to be in grant as well as livery, i.e.
It seems likely enough therefore that there should grow up bodies of knights banded together by engagements of fidelity, although free from monastic obligations; wearing a uniform or livery, and naming themselves after some special symbol or some patron saint of their adoption.
In 1432 he obtained livery of his lands and afterwards went over to Ireland to take possession of his estates there.
From this time they are called livery companies, "from now generally assuming a distinctive dress or livery."
The company, or rather, the wardens, the assistants and livery presented a petition to the lord mayor, which was answered by the discontented craftsmen.
A Royal Commission was appointed in 1880 to inquire into all the livery companies, into the circumstances and dates of their foundation, the objects for which they were founded, and how far those objects were being carried into effect.
We have seen the part which slon of it had taken in strengthening the influence of those livery and who were already too powerful, and weakening the inaintenordinary operation of the law.
This was called livery in deed.