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Grantley, Lord (Sir Fletcher Norton) . . . 114, 253 Harcourt, Lord ........ 381

Hardwicke, Earl (Sir Philip Yorke) . 2, 36, 144, 151, 158,

162, 167, 218, 427

Harding, Sir John D. 54, 229, 230, 368, 402, 404, 406, 472, 477

Hargrave, Mr 189

Hatherley, Lord (Sir William Page Wood) . . .332

Hawles, Sir John 64, 66

Hay, Sir George ........ 114

Holt, Sir John 380

Horne, Sir William 7, 457, 459

Jenner, Sir Herbert 224, 455

Jervis, Sir John 75, 225, 330, 466

Jones, Sir William 421

Keating, Sir Henry 78, 230

Kelly, Sir FitzRoy . 52, 54, 229, 328, 366, 368, 385, 402

King, Sir John 421

Legare, H. S 342, 400

Lloyd, Sir Nathaniel 377

Lloyd, Sir Richard Ill

Lutwyche, Thomas . . . . . . .65

Lyndhurst, Lord (Sir John Copley). 48, 70, 95, 99, 159, 194,

221,236, 324, 326, 453, 454 Macdonald, Sir Archibald ...... 164

Mansfield, Lord (Sir William Murray) . . 133, 145, 432 Marriott, Sir James . . 44, 193, 217, 255, 394, 395, 478 Northey, Sir Edward . 35, 42, 43, 113, 119, 156, 161, 252, 375,

377, 381, 382, 383

Northington, Earl of (Sir Robert Henley) . . 2, 188

Plunket, Lord 99

Pollock, Sir Frederick . . . . 51, 73, 74, 96, 383, 461

Raymond, Lord ........ 158

Reeve, Sir Thomas ....... 65

Reeves, John ........ 286

Robinson, Sir Christopher . 4, 46, 48, 49, 70, 94, 95, 108,

110, 326, 453

Romilly,Lord . . 75,97,225,227,228,332,343, 466 PAOK

Eyder, Sir Dudley . 133, 145, 149,152, 169, 170, 172, 390,

431,432

St. Leonards, Lord (Sir Edward Sugden) .... 69

Sawyer, Sir Robert 422

Shepherd, Sir Samuel 4, 68, 153, 220

Somers, Lord . . . . . . .' .157

Stainsby, J. A 90

Strange, Sir John .... 149, 169, 390, 431

Talbot, Lord 144, 151, 162

Thomson, Sir William 113, 119, 164

Thurlow, Lord 471,480

Tindal, Sir Nicolas 6, 172, 224, 455

Trevor, Sir Thomas 64, 66, 157

Truro, Lord (Sir Thomas Wilde) . . . .10, 73, 399

Twiss, Horace ........ 99

Walsingham, Lord (Sir William de Grey) ". . 3, 394

Wearg, Sir Clement 36, 167, 218

West, Richard 1, 16, 66, 130, 423

Westbury, Lord (Sir Richard Bethell) . 11, 25, 76, 77, 78, 206,
230, 367, 373, 386, 404, 406, 462, 463, 468, 472, 477
Wetherell, Sir Charles . . 48,99,159, 221, 324, 326, 454, 455

Willes, Sir Edward 3

Willes, Sir John 67,152

Winnington, Sir F 421

Yorke, Hon. Charles 1, 2, 114, 188

SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES

OF

DECEASED LAWYERS WHOSE OPINIONS ARE GIVEN IN THIS WORK.

Sir John King, Treasurer of the Inner Temple, 1675. Sir William Jones, Solicitor General, 1673; Attorney General, 1675.

Sir Robert Sawyer, Attorney General, 1681, and again 1685; died, 1692.

Sir John Holt, born, 1642; Recorder of London, 1686; King's Serjeant, 1686; Lord Chief Justice, 1689; died, 1710.

Lord Somers, born, 1652; Solicitor General, 1689; Attorney General, 1692; Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, 1693 ; Lord Chancellor, 1697, with the title of Lord Somers; Lord President of the Council, 1708, which office he resigned in 1710. He died in 1716.

Lord Trevor, born, 1659; Solicitor General, 1692; Attorney General, 1695; Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1701; Lord Privy Seal, 1726; President of the Council, 1730; died, 1730.

Sir John Hawles, Solicitor General, 1635; died, 1702. In 1680, Sir John Hawles published his tracts on Englishmen's Rights.

Sir John Cooke, King's Advocate, 1702.

Sir Edward Northey, Attorney General, 1701; reappointed, 1710; died, 1723.

Lord Harcourt, born, 1660; Solicitor General, 1702; Attorney General, 1707; reappointed, 1710; Keeper of the Great Seal, 1710; Lord Chancellor, 1712; died, 1727.

Sir James Montagu, Solicitor General, 1707; Attorney General, 1708; Baron of the Exchequer, 1714; one of the Commissioners of the Great Seal, 1718; Lord Chief Baron, 1722; died, 1723.

Lord Raymond, son of Sir Thomas Raymond, one of the Justices of the King's Bench, born, 1673; Solicitor General, 1710; Attorney General, 1720; one of the Justices of the King's Bench, 1724; Lord Chief Justice, 1725; a Commissioner of the Great Seal, 1725; died, 1733.

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Sir William Thomson, Recorder of London, 1714; Solicitor General, 1717; Cursitor Baron, 1726; a Baron of the Exchequer, 1729; died, 1739.

Richard West, Counsel to the Board of Trade; in 1718, Chancellor of Ireland; died, 1726.

Francis Fane succeeded Mr. West as Counsel to the Board of Trade in 1725, and resigned that office in 1746.

Sir Clement Wearg, Solicitor General, 1723; died, 1726.

Earl Harduricke (Philip Yorhe), born, 1690; Solicitor General, 1720; Attorney General, 1724; Lord Chief Justice, 1733; Lord Chancellor, 1737; died, 1764.

Sir Charles Talbot, Solicitor General, 1726; Lord Chancellor, and created Lord Talbot, 1733; died, 1737.

Sir Thomas Reeve, Justice of the Pleas, 1733; Chief Justice of the same Court, 1736; died, 1737.

Thomas Lutwyche, King's Counsel, died, 1734. He entered the House of Commons in 1710, and sat in it till his decease.

Sir Dudley Ryder, Solicitor General, 1733; Attorney General, 1737; Lord Chief Justice, 1754; died, 1756.

Sir John Strange, Solicitor General, 1737; Recorder of London, 1739; Master of the Rolls, 1750; died, 1754.

Earl Mansfield (William Murray), born, 1705; Solicitor General, 1742; Attorney General, 1754; Lord Chief Justice, 1756; died, 1793.

Earl of Northington (Robert Henley), Attorney General, 1756; Keeper of the Great Seal, 1757; Lord Chancellor, 1761; created Baron Henley, 1760; Earl of Northington, 1764; Lord President of the Council, 1766; died, 1774.

The Bow. Charles Yorhe, born, 1722; Solicitor General, 1756; Attorney General, 1761; again, 1765; Lord Chancellor, 1770; died, 1770.

Sir Richard Lloyd, Solicitor General, 1754; a Baron of the Exchequer, 1759; died, 1761.

Lord Grantley (Fletcher Norton), born, 1716; Solicitor General, 1761; Attorney General, 1763; Chief Justice in Eyre, 1769; Speaker of the House of Commons in 1770, until 1780; created Lord Grantley, 1782; died, 1789.

Lord Walsingham (William Be Grey), Solicitor General, 1763; Attorney General, 1766; Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1771; created Lord Walsingham in 1780; and died, 1781.

Sir Edward Willes, Solicitor General, 1766; one of the Justices of the King's Bench, 1768.

Sir Archibald Macdonald, born, 1746; one of the Judges for Wales in 1780; Solicitor General, 1784; Attorney General, 1788; Chief Baron of the Exchequer, 1793; created a Baronet, 1813; died, 1826.

Sir James Marriott, civilian, born, 1731; Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. In 1764, he was appointed the King's Advocate. He was appointed Judge of the High Court of Admiralty in the room of Sir George Hay: resigned in 1798, and died in 1803.

Sir John Willes, born, 1685; Attorney General, 1734; Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1737; died, 1761.

Earl Camden (Charles Pratt), born, 1713; Attorney General, 1757; Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1762; Lord Chancellor, 1766; died, 1794.

Lord Thurlow (Edward), born, 1732; Solicitor General, 1707; Attorney General, 1771; Lord Chancellor, 1778; died, 1806.

Chalmers, George, born, 1742; clerk to the Privy Council, 1786; died, 1825.

Sir Christopher Robinson, born, 1767; King's Advocate, 1805; Judge of the High Court of Admiralty, 1828; died, 1833.

Sir Nicolas Conyngham Tindal, born, 1776; Solicitor General, 1826; Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1829 ; died, 1840.

Lord Abinger (James Scarlett), born, 1769; Attorney General, 1827; Lord Chief Baron, 1834; died, 1844.

Lord Lyndhurst (John Singleton Copley), born at Boston, U. S., 1772; Chief Justice of Chester, 1818; Solicitor General, 1819; Attorney General, 1824; Master of the Bolls, 1826; Lord Chancellor, 1827; Lord Chief Baron, 1830; Lord Chancellor the second time, 1834; the third time, 1841; died, 1863.

Lord Gifford (Robert), born, 1779; Solicitor General, 1817; Attorney General, 1819; Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1824; Master of the Bolls, 1824; died, 1826.

Lord Denman (Thomas), born, 1779; Common Serjeant, 1822; Attorney General, 1830; Lord Chief Justice, 1832; died, 1854.

Lord Campbell (John), born, 1781; Solicitor General, 1832;

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