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Burrow, Sir Jameslocked

(1701–1782)
  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by David Ibbetson

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Burrow, Sir James (1701–1782), law reporter, was born on 28 November 1701, the son of Thomas Burrow (d. 1724) of Clapham, Surrey. In 1733, at the age of thirty-two, he succeeded to the post of master of the crown office, the reversion to which had been granted to him in 1724, and retained it until his death. In 1724 he was called to the bar at the ...

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