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Blackstone, William, Sir

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Born: 1723 AD
Died: 1780 AD, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Jurist

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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

 

 

 


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