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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 . · Lloyd, Sir Richard

. 111 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

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Ryder, 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, 104, 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

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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.

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 Hardwicke (Philip Yorke), 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 Hon. Charles Yorke, 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 De 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, 1846.

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 Rolls, 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 Rolls, 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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