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01:40 Oct 23, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: scutifer
scutifer regis
Steve Gray

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4 +1the King's shield bearerAlbert Golub
4shield-bearerSerge L



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litt.: "the shield-bearer of the king".

A more modern translation could be: "esquire of the king".


Serge L.

    Reference: http://www.royal.gov.uk/faq/honour2.htm
Serge L
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the King's shield bearer

regis =the king's
sucutifer comes from scutum= shield and fer comes from the verb to bear, carry
in french it's called an "écuyer"
good luck

Albert Golub
Local time: 00:11
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 12

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