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Conclusion

David Lemmings

in Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns of Court and the English Bar 1680-1730

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221555
eISBN:
9780191678431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221555.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the condition and development of barristers and the Inns of Court in England during the period from 1860 to 1730. During the later ... More


Education

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the education received by the judges in India, looking at law degrees and barristers. The judges received their baccalaureate degrees from about three dozen colleges in India, ... More


Barristers

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on barristers in the 19th century covers their numbers and composition, preparation for the bar, getting started at the bar, life at the bar, and the inner bar.


Group Portrait

Wilfrid R. Prest

in The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202585
eISBN:
9780191675423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202585.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter characterizes the barristers in early modern England. It examines the social, geographical, and educational composition of the early modern bar and provides insights into the marital ... More


Robert Edgar Megarry 1910–2006

Stephen Cretney

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0013
Subject:
History, Historiography

Robert Edgar Megarry (1910–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, had a career in the law unmatched in its distinction, breadth, and diversity. He not only achieved an outstanding reputation as a ... More


The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Wilfrid R. Prest

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202585
eISBN:
9780191675423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202585.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Barristers constituted the most powerful and prosperous professional group in early modern England. In the half-century before the calling of the Long Parliament in 1640, this branch of the legal ... More


Churchill's ‘Half-naked Faqir’

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter presents an essay on the lifestyle of Mahatma Gandhi. It explains that during his 20s and 30s, Gandhi was torn between the desire to live up to the standard of an English-trained ... More


Professors of the Law: Barristers and English Legal Culture in the Eighteenth Century

David Lemmings

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207214
eISBN:
9780191677557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207214.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What happened to the culture of common law and English barristers in the long eighteenth century? In this wide-ranging sequel to Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns ... More


Gentlemen and Barristers: The Inns of Court and the English Bar 1680-1730

David Lemmings

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221555
eISBN:
9780191678431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221555.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses English barristers and the Inns of Court in the period 1680–1730. The four Inns of Court have constituted the principal institutional home of common lawyers since medieval times, ... More


Introduction

Wilfrid R. Prest

in The Rise of the Barristers: A Social History of the English Bar 1590-1640

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202585
eISBN:
9780191675423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202585.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the rise of the barrister and the social history of the bar in early modern England. Barristers were official recognized ... More


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