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a squire carrying the armor of a knight

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a nobleman entitled to bear heraldic arms

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The communion of brotherhood sealed by blood occurs not between a king and a common soldier, or between an earl and a foot soldier, but between two armigerous gentlemen.
25) The armigerous state of the family goes back at least another generation, however, as in his will, written on 4 March 1514 and proved in September the next year, George Ashby bequeathed to his son Thomas 'my signet w[i]t[h] my armes in it which was my grandfathers and bequethid unto me by my ffader in his last will'.
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1996-97); Commander of Merit, Sovereign Military Order of Malta; Armigerous by authority of Lyon Court, College of Armsl, and Cdn.
6) However, they are doubtless included because of their social backgrounds--each was armigerous by birth--and also they shared the position of Master of the Royal Game at the time.
Ferne's The Blazon of Gentrie thus includes a debate between a knight, devoted to "mercye, compassion, and curtesie," and a civil lawyer - a debate that hinges on the relative worth of the old armigerous nobility and the "new men" controlling the Tudor bureaucracy;(26) one glimpses the social frictions underlying this clash in Ferne's remark that the English "have peculiar customes and lawes (or rather in this behalfe, common errors) which for that favor they beare to the common and rude people .