Note 061
From Chapter 60 of the Decline & Fall

To avoid the vague expressions of followers, etc., I use, after Villehardouin, the word serjeants for all horsemen who were not knights. There were sergeants at arms, and sergeants at law; and if we visit the parade and Westminster Hall, we may observe the strange result of the distinction (Ducange, Glossar. Latin, Servientes, etc., tom. vi. p. 226 - 231.)

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