esquier (c.1136-37)

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esquier (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 11,347b scutarius; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,524b escuier; TL: 3,1022 escuier 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  écuyer; TLF:  écuyer; OED:  esquire n. 1 / squire n. ; MED:  esquier n. / squier n.; DMLBS: 803c esquierus /2989a scutarius ]
esquiere,  escuier,  esqier,  esquer;  equier;  asquier,  auqier  


( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Les esquiers ferai manant Des bons lardez e des brauns Des escuieles as baruns  274
( c.1295-98 )  voloms qe nostre botiler de l’estat de (l. dé) esquiers soit mestre ausi ben de panetrie cum de botelerie  244
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  vist les champs covertz de chevalers, esquiers, serjauntz e vadletz  12.24
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  ben sai partir les tisuns entre squiers e garsuns  520
occupationstatusesquire (officer in the service of king or nobleman)
( 1435 )  G.B., escuyer de Fraunce, [...] un des hostages du Charles d’Orlians  iv 488
( 1414 )  Johan Mountgomory esquier bailla a roy [...]  iv 45
esquier d'esquierie
mestre esquier
1occupationstatushead groom
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  (in order to have a horse fetched) si fud lors demaundez Un soen mestre escuier  597
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