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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