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It is therefore necessary that memorable things should he committed to writing, and not wholly betaken to slippery memory which seldom yields a certain reckoning.




Edward Coke, 1552-1634, English Solicitor General, Attorney General and Speaker of the House of Commons, Quoted in Les Reports de Edward Coke, 1660

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Edward Coke
Edward Coke
  • Born: February 1, 1552
  • Died: September 3, 1634
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Businessman

Sir Edward Coke SL was an English barrister, judge, and politician who is considered to be the greatest jurist of the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras.

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