Sir Edward Coke

@article{Holdsworth1935SirEC,
  title={Sir Edward Coke},
  author={William Searle Sir Holdsworth},
  journal={The Cambridge Law Journal},
  year={1935},
  volume={5},
  pages={332 - 346}
}
  • W. Holdsworth
  • Published 1 November 1935
  • Law, History
  • The Cambridge Law Journal
Coke and Bacon, the two greatest lawyers of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, were members of Trinity College. Bacon was the greatest jurist of his day. Coke was the greatest of our common lawyers. I account it a great honour that Trinity College should in 1926, the tercentenary of Bacon's death, have asked me to say something of Bacon as a lawyer, and that in this year, 1934, the tercentenary of Coke's death, it has asked me to give this lecture. 
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