Recently, Simon Walker has highlighted the case of one John Kingsley, an esquire in the service of Henry IV's enemy, Thomas Mowbray, heir to the dukedom of Norfolk.
The ideal-type justice was a local landowner of some substance: peer, esquire , or at least gentleman.
Oddly enough, that relationship, though it was known less than 100 years ago, is not as familiar and understandable to us today as that of a knight and his esquire .
He soon transferred to the young Henry VI's service, becoming an esquire of his household, and accompanied Henry to Paris for his coronation as King of France.
This was William Mair, esquire , merchant, landowner, magistrate and Deputy Lieutenant for Middlesex.
On Monday last, R. Burn Esq. , and Mrs Burn, of Orton Hall, gave their annual treat to the children attending Sunday school, along with their teachers and other invited friends connected with the Church.
Nearly a year passed before she had a reply to her letters, which she addressed simply but hopefully to ‘William Swain, Esq. , Sutters Fort, on American River, California’.
William M. Winter, Esq. and Valerie B. Simpson, Esq. are attorneys in the tax department of a Los Angeles-based law firm.
Croglin Hall was sold by William, son of Sir Charles Howard, to George Towry, Esq. , who possessed it in 1688.
On Octoberber 18, 2003, Martin James, Esq. , a newly qualified attorney, went to the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, to visit a client.