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Guthrum

Silver of Guthrum, or silver of Guthrum's Lane. Fine silver was at one time so called, because the chief gold and silver smiths of London resided there in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The hall of the Goldsmiths' Company is still in the same locality. (Riley: Munimenta Gildhallæ.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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