At other times the guildsmen of Bruges fought against those of Ghent.
His banquets or meetings of officers, of sharpshooters and guildsmen, are the most interesting of his works.
The costumes of the guildsmen of Valencia have been already noticed.
The tocsin therefore was sounded and the hosts of guildsmen and burghers marched out to attack the enemy.
In all this we may see the handiwork of the guildsmen, and likewise in the events which followed.
Did he wish that he had let the guildsmen have their way on that memorable occasion before the Bouverie gate?
The movement that led up to it had arisen amongst the guildsmen as well as the churchmen and the nobles of the preceding century.