In use since 1813; granted 1910
Blazon: Azure a molet of five points argent
Now, as this was the beginning and original of [esquire], that is to say, due only to servitors in wars… in the days of peace, to the intent, men well deserving in the commonwealth, to the administration of public and worshipful offices, might be honored with some title above the estate of a simple gentleman.
– From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586), p100
From Lacies Nobilitie by Sir John Ferne (1586) p18
Blazon: Or an eagle displayed sable