On the promenade of the court there circulated in a long file ceaselessly during fashionable hours five or six hundred carriages, the servants in showy liveries.
York 's original city waits headed spectacular Sheriffs ' processions, resplendent in scarlet liveries and silver badges.
His apartments in the palace adjoined those of the empress, and his liveries, furnitures and equipages were scarcely less costly than hers.
The years after his brief course at the university were devoted to the practice of law, in which he achieved considerable success, being appointed, about 1623, an attorney in the Court of Wards and Liveries, and also being engaged in the drafting of parliamentary bills.
Henry put it down with a strong hand, forbidding all liveries entirely, save for the mere domestic retainers of each magnate.