Sir William Blackstone

Sir William Blackstone

Born 1723.—Died 1780.—George I.—George II.—George III.

This eminent lawyer is best known by his Commentaries  and Analysis of the Laws of England, in which the information is conveyed in very clear and beautiful English: he was born in London.

Blackstone, Sir Wm. 1723–1780. Jurist. Author of Commentaries on the Laws of England, an authoritative work. See Campbell's Lives of the Chief Justices. Pub. Har. Lip.