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Blackstone, William, Sir

Born: 1723 AD
Died: 1780 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Jurist

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