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John Holt
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Born in Thame, Oxfordshire
Born on 23rd of December 1642
Died on 5th of March 1710

Born 1642. Died 1710 - English judge.

Educated at Oriel College, Oxford. Called to the Bar in 1663. Became Lord Chief Justice of the King’s Bench (1689-1710). Known for his recognition of the rights of the accused person.

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