William Blackstone

William Blackstone

Sir William Blackstone KC SL was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century.

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Age at Death
56 years, 7 months and 4 days old
Attributes
male , british
Birthday
the 10th of July
Born
1723 , July 1723 , July 10th 1723 , the United Kingdom , London ,  …
Did
die
Died
1780 , February 1780 , February 14th 1780 , the United Kingdom , England ,  …
Died During
January 1st 1780, 00:00 - December 31st 1789, 23:59
Educated
Charterhouse School , Pembroke College, Oxford
First Name
"William"
Gender
male
Influence
Charles de Secondat , John Selden
Influence of, Influenced
Edmund Burke
Influences
John Selden
Last Name
"Blackstone"
Legal name, Full name
"William Blackstone"
Main Occupation
Barrister , judge
Nationality
british , english
OBI
http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101002536/
Quotes
"The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island." , "The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind." , "The husband and wife are one, and that one is the husband." , "That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English constitution." , "So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it; no, not even for the general good of the whole community." ,  …
Residence
London
Wrote
Commentaries on the Laws of England

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