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Name Term description
Name Earl Term description

Title of nobleman, above viscount and below marquis

Name Eldar Term description

Older of two

Name Eldder Term description

Older of two

Name Elde Term description

Older of two

Name Elder Term description

Older of two

Name Elderman Term description

Burgh magistrate or councillor, alderman

Name Eldest Term description

Older of two

Name Elemosinar/elimozinar Term description

Almoner: one in charge of distrubuting charitable funds on behalf of the church.

Name Elser Term description

Older of two

Name Embroiderer Term description

One who stitches patterns on to cloth or leather

Name Engine-keeper Term description

One who looks after an engine

Name Engineer Term description

One who designs bridges and roads, or one who builds engines

Name Englishman Term description

Man from England

Name Engraver Term description

One who cuts patterns on to metal or glass

Name Ensign Term description

Lowest commissioned officer of foot

Name Enumerator Term description

A person employed to issue census forms and to collect and copy the information into books

Name Episcopal minister Term description

Priest in the Episcopal Church of Scotland

Name Equerry Term description

Attendent on a nobleman or monarch

Name Esquire Term description

Title of gentleman

Name Essay-master Term description

Assay master in Royal Mint

Name Examiner Term description

Auditor or inspector of business

Name Examiner in Exchequer Term description

Auditor or inspector of business

Name Excise man Term description

A collector of excise tax or duty

Name Excise officer Term description

1. One who collects revenue on goods and ensures revenue is paid. 2. One employed in an official capacity, often in the Customs or in local administration

Name Executor Term description

One who arranges the disposal of an estate after a death