Hammermen of Glasgow
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Throughout Europe, from the 11th century onwards, a system of guilds of craftsmen and merchants developed to regulate the trade and commerce of their communities.
In towns and cities including Glasgow, a highly developed system of guilds - or incorporations, as they came to be known - controlled the government of the Burgh headed by an officer known as the Deacon Convenor.
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