Sir Edward Coke, SL, PC, MP, (1 February 1552 - 3 September 1634) was an English barrister, judge and, later, opposition politician, who is considered to be the greatest jurist of the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras.
Includes portrait, short biography, links to various versions of Coke's works and to selected quotations
Highlights of English and American history on the writ of habeas corpus, in particular the 17th century conflict between Charles I and Edward Coke
by Catherine Drinker Bowen, 1957
Contents: Part I: Parliament Man and Attorney General 1552-1606 - Part II: The judgeship 1607-1616 - Part III: The Parliament Man 1617-1634
- ISBN 0316103934: Paperback, Little Brown & Co, 1990
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