A man who can serve four Tudor monarchs without losing his head, while becoming fantastically rich at the same time is bound to be an enigmatic figure.
A tantalizing preview of a huge collection of ocean liner documents has gone on display in the Guildhall Library in the City of London.
This year marks the 450th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth I granted a monopoly to the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers to control the market in London.
A notable scientist has been remembered in an exhibition that is half artwork and half science display.
For around 500 years, a worshipful company controlled the printing industry within the City of London, and an exhibition has opened showing off some of their heritage.
An exhibition at the Guildhall Library is currently highlighting a moderately short-lived period of London's history, the history of commercial market gardening.
If you have a collection of glass cases to put objects in, then it makes sense if those objects are occasionally supplied by glass workers.
If you head over to the City of London's library next to the Guildhall, there you will find a small display detailing some of the history of one of the City's livery guilds - which sports the motto: Crecy, Poitiers, Agincourt.