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Bendlowes, William (1516–1584), serjeant-at-law and law reporter, was the son of Christopher Bendlowes of Great Bardfield, Essex, and Elizabeth, daughter of John Rufford. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge (c.1530), Thavies Inn, and Lincoln's Inn, where he was admitted in 1534 and called to the bar in 1539. In his early years at the bar he practised as an attorney of the ...

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Goldesburg [Goldesborough], John (1568–1618), law reporter and office-holder, was born in Cambridge on 18 October 1568, the son of John Goldesborough (d. 1578), who came from a family of Yorkshire descent, and his (possibly second) wife, Margaret. Goldesburg was still a child when his father died and his education was left in the hands of his elder brothers, who included ...

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Gordon Goodwin

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Macqueen, John Fraser (1803–1881), barrister and law reporter, was the eighth, but eldest surviving, son of Donald Macqueen of Corrybrough, Inverness-shire, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Hugh Fraser of Brightmony in the same county. He eventually succeeded his father as chief of clan ...

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Peake, Thomas (1771?–1837), barrister and law reporter, was the only son of Thomas Peake of Lleweni, Denbighshire, and his wife, Martha, daughter of Robert Coventry. His father, who practised as an attorney at Lincoln's Inn, held office as a side-clerk in the ...

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Ridgeway, William (1765–1817), law reporter and civil lawyer, was born in Dublin, eldest son of William Ridgeway (fl. 1730–1780), merchant, and his wife, Dorothy, née Tandy. Both his parents were Irish protestants; little else is known about them. He was educated at ...

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G. C. Boase

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Rose, Sir George (1782–1873), barrister and law reporter, was born in London on 1 May 1782, the eldest son of James Rose, barge owner, of Tooley Street, Southwark, Surrey. He received a presentation to Westminster School, and became king's scholar in 1797. In later life he was devoted to his old school, assiduously attending, and sometimes assisting at its public occasions. Admitted to ...

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W. R. Williams

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Salkeld, William (1671–1715), serjeant-at-law and law reporter, was the eldest son of Samuel Salkeld (d. 1699) of Fallowden, Northumberland, from an old Cumberland family. He matriculated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, on 22 April 1687, entered the Middle Temple on 2 May 1692, and was called to the bar on 3 June 1698. He settled in ...