Biographia Juridica

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Biographia Juridica: A Biographical Dictionary Of The Judges Of England From The Conquest To The Present Time, 1066-1870 is a lengthy and rigorous review of the major legal minds in British history. It was compiled by Edward Foss, a lawyer and devoted amateur historian who died only two months before its publication in 1870.


  • Biographia Juridica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England from the Conquest to the Present Time, 1066-1870. John Murray. London. 1870. Digitized copies from Google Books [1] [2].
  • Marke, Julius Jay. A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University. New York University. 1953. Reprinted by the Lawbook Exchange Ltd. 1999. Page 151. Digitized copy from Google Books.