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Coke, Sir Edward

  • By: Kenneth M. Holland
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Sir Edward Coke (1552–1634) is considered to have been the greatest jurist in England during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. He held positions as a barrister, member of Parliament, solicitor general, Speaker of the House of Commons, attorney ...

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