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Blackstone, William, Sir

Born: 1723 AD
Died: 1780 AD
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1723 – Blackstone was born in Cheapside on the 10th of July.

 

Received his education at Charterhouse School and at Pembroke College, Oxford.

 

1743 – Became a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

 

1746 – He was called to the bar as a barrister at the Middle Temple.

 

1761 – Member of Parliament for Hindon and "took silk" as a king’s counsel.

 

1765-1769 – Wrote 4-volume "Commentaries on the Laws of England".

 

1780 – Sir William Blackstone died on 14th of February