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William Blackstone

William BlackstoneBorn: 10-Jul-1723
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 14-Feb-1780
Location of death: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: Infection [1]
Remains: Buried, St. Peter's Church

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Commentaries on the Laws of England


[1] Dropsy.

Father: Charles Blackstone (silk merchant)
Mother: (d. 1735)
Wife: Sarah Clitherow (m. 1761)

    High School: Charterhouse School (1730-38)
    University: Pembroke College, Oxford University
    Scholar: Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford University (1743-)

    UK Member of Parliament Westbury (1768-70)
    UK Member of Parliament Hindon, Wiltshire (1761-68)
    Knighthood 1770

Author of books:
Analysis of the Laws of England (1754, law)
Commentaries on the Laws of England (176569, law, 4 vols.)


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