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Holdsworth, Sir William Searle (1871–1944), legal historian, was born at Beckenham, Kent, on 7 May 1871, the eldest son of Charles Joseph Holdsworth, solicitor, and his wife, Ellen Caroline Searle, whose descent could be traced back to Oliver Cromwell. He was educated at ...


Maitland, Frederic William (1850–1906), legal historian, was born on 28 May 1850 at 53 Guilford Street, London, the only son of John Gorham Maitland (1818–1863), civil servant, and Emma, daughter of John Frederic Daniell FRS (1790–1845). He had two sisters: the birth of the younger in 1851 was followed by the death of their mother. Her sister ...


Plucknett, Theodore Frank Thomas (1897–1965), legal historian, was born on 2 January 1897 in Bristol, the only son of Frank Plucknett, boot stock keeper, who became a shoemaking technologist and taught and wrote books on that subject, and of his wife, Caroline Thomas...