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" The eldest sons of knights, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. 2. The eldest sons of younger sons of peers, and their eldest sons in like perpetual succession; both which species of esquires Sir Henry Spelman entitles armigeri natalitii. "
An abridged history of France; also a table of the sovereigns of England. To ... - Page 186
1856
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The Rights of Persons, According to the Text of Blackstone: Incorporating ...

Sir William Blackstone - Civil rights - 1839 - 532 pages
...himself a herald, distinguishes them the most accurately ; and he reckons up four sorts of them :x 1. The eldest sons of knights, and their eldest sons, in perpetual succession :? 2. The eldest sons of younger sons of peers, and their eldest sons, in like perpetual succession : both which species of...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In the Order, and Compiled from the ...

Sir William Blackstone, John Bethune Bayly - Law - 1840 - 700 pages
...nobility are knights bachelors, the most ancient, though the lowest order of knighthood. Esquires are the eldest sons of knights, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. The eldest sons of younger sons of peers, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. Esquires,...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - Constitutional law - 1841 - 712 pages
...himself a herald, distinguishes them the most accurately ; and he reckons up four sorts of them :5 1. the eldest sons of knights, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession ;6 2. the eldest sons of younger sons of peers, and their eldest sons in like perpetual succession,...
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A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 1

John Bouvier - Anglo-Norman dialect - 1843
...and below a knight. Camden reckons up four kinds of esquires, particularly regarded by the heralds* 1. The eldest sons of knights and their eldest sons,...perpetual succession ; 2, the eldest sons of the younger sons of peers, and their eldest sons in like perpetual succession; 3, Esquires created by the ESC EST...
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A manual of dignities, privilege, and precedence: including lists of the ...

Charles Roger Dod - Great Britain - 1843 - 688 pages
...titular honourables. The eldest sons of peers' sons, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. The eldest sons of knights, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. The sons of baronets. The esquires of the knights of the Bath (each of whom constitutes three at his...
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A Manual of Dignities, Privilege, and Precedence

Charles Roger Dod - Decorations of honor - 1844 - 688 pages
...titular honourables. The eldest sons of peers' sons, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. The eldest sons of knights, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. The sons of baronets. The esquires of the knights of the Bath (each of whom constitutes three at his...
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Practical English composition, Part 1

Richard Hiley - English language - 1848 - 142 pages
...(or Viscountess, or Baron or Baroness .) BARONETS AND KNIGHTS: Superscription. — To Sir (and in the case of a Baronet) Bart. WIVES of Baronets and Knights....perpetual succession. 2. The eldest sons of the younger sons of Peers, and their eldest sons in like succession. 3. Esquires by virtue of their office, as...
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Order of precedence, with authorities and remarks

Sir Charles George Young - Precedence - 1851 - 84 pages
...himself a herald, distinguishes them the most accurately, and he reckons up four sorts of them : — 1. The Eldest Sons of Knights, and their Eldest Sons in perpetual succession. 2. The Eldest Sons of Younger Sons of Peers, and their Elder Sons in like perpetual succession ; both which species of Esquires...
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The Etymological Compendium: Or, Portfolio of Origins and Inventions

William Pulleyn - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853 - 443 pages
...affront not easily forgiven. The fact is, none are Esquires, de facto, but the following, viz.: — 1st. The eldest sons of Knights, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. 2nd. The eldest sons of younger sons of Peers, and their elder sons in like perpetual succession. 3rd....
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The Treasury of Knowledge and Library Reference

Samuel Maunder - Classical dictionaries - 1853
...affront not easily forgiven. The fact is, none are Esquires, de facto, but the following, viz.: — 1st. The eldest sons of Knights, and their eldest sons in perpetual succession. 2nd. The eldest sons of younger sons of Peers, and their elder sons in like perpetual succession. 3rd....
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