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Subject: Re: Armiger means Esquire
Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 00:02:21 -0700 (PDT)
On May 6, 12:36 am, Renia <> wrote:
< The word armiger has long been part of the English language though
< Latin in origin. It is not a style of address.
< By the English word, I presume you mean "Esquire", which is a word
< is French in origin. This is also not a style of address.
< As we have been arguing, these two words do not have the same
Once again (this must be at least the fourth time):
The Latin word armiger is the equivalent of the English word esquire.
Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah