Coke,Sir Edward

Coke (ko͝ok, kōk), Sir Edward. 1552-1634.
English jurist who as chief justice of the Court of Common Pleas (1606-1616) ruled that the common law is supreme law, even when the Crown disagrees.

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Universalium. 2010.

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