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Darwin Correspondence Project

Henry James Sumner Maine

1822–88

Jurist. BA, Cambridge, 1844. Regius professor of civil law, 1847–54. Called to the bar at Lincoln’s Inn, 1850. Reader in Roman law and jurisprudence at the Council of Legal Education from 1852. Legal member of the governor-general’s council in India, 1862–9. Corpus Professor of jurisprudence, Oxford, 1869–77. Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, from 1877. Knighted, 1871. FRS 1874.

Sources

ODNB

Record of the Royal Society of London.

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