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Meha Magesh

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Transcript of Guilds

The Guilds
established standards,
set prices
determined skills.
banded for money and protection Cycle to become a master So, You wanna become a Mastah, eh? Master You are a
young man of the 1700s wanting to get a job.
found a master willing to teach you Your family pays for you to be an apprentice
you help the master do meager jobs
you don't get paid Apprentice get paid a small salary
formal assistant of your master
ready to get to be a master Journeyman master gives you a test.
Your test is a piece of work that you have to make yourself
This piece is called "The Masterpeice"
if you pass, you are a master, ready to take on an apprentice of your own. As you can see, these men are
cobblers, people who
specialized in making shoes. guild [gild] n. an organization of people with related interests, goals, crafts, ect., especially one that forms for mutual aid or protection. Comes from the Anglo Saxon meaning "to pay" because the members had to pay their subscription. Guld Requirements:
pay subscription
start as an apprentice, then journey man and then become a master. medieval town meanwhile indoors........ The guilds are busy at work building, sewing, and forging. A Helping Hand Guilds.....
looked out for each other
If a member was sick or injured other members would take care of him
would help the families of dead guild members.
But if you sold items not at the correct price,you were expelled from that guild Different kinds of Guilds There were many different types of guilds: By: Meha Magesh
Eileen Law
Ritu Sidgal
Andy Almeida Guilds Guild Rules: There were also rules to the guilds, like....
Price Control: decided on the price of each item.
Wage Control: workers had to be paid the same.
Quality Control: Everyone had to satisfy the quality standards .
Advertising Control: No guild member could advertise their wares. England Thank you for watching! Guild Halls
members pay their subscription
all the guilds got together for civic purposes
club meetings were held
An example of a guildhall is the Exeter guildhall Bibliography:



http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gbetcher/373/guilds.htm Five Questions: 1) Why weren't the Guild members allowed to advertise? a) The guilds wanted
people to think that all wares offered the same quality. b) So the rich people, who could afford it, didn't have an advantage c) So the streets in the town wouldn't be covered in signs d) So flying alligators wouldn't bump into random signs 2) What did teacher guilds do? a) take care of young children in a daycare b) sold goods like bread, produce, and farming tools c) started universities where people could learn to become lawyers d) to teach people how to lead a simple and quiet life 3) Where did the word "Guild" Come from? a) from the German meaning "to make" b) from the Anglo Saxon meaning "to pay" c) from the Japanese meaning "to fly" d) from the Egyptian meaning "to strike" 4) What was the first title given when you join the guild? a) Master b) Apprentice c) Journeyman d) Wizard 5) What was a Guildhall? a) a place where guild members stored their products b) a thin corridor with pictures of previous Guild members c) a place of worship to honor gods d) a place for members to pay their subscription craft regulations prevented poor workmanship.

Because of lack of artificial light, no working at night

Craftsmen could take work outside where it could be seen.

Price-cutting forbidden.

forbade the sale of foreign artisans' work Tapestry of a Guild Guild Seal Customer and Worker Protection Merchant Guilds-
1)people who sold goods and traded for other goods
2)cloth sellers, grain sellers, produce sellers, etc. Craft Guilds-
1)people who made their own goods and sold them
2)bakers, cobblers, stone masons, carpenters, blacksmiths, etc. Teacher Guilds-
1)guild leaders realized there was a need for lawyers and courts.
2)needed a system of rule.
3)one of the guilds created a university
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