The dominion of the sea, as it is an ancient and undoubted right of the crown of England, so it is the best security of the land… The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom.
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|Death:||14th January, 1640|
|Profession:||Judge, Lawyer, Politician|
He entered Balliol College, Oxford, in 1592, and the Inner Temple in 1594, becoming bencher of the society in 1614, reader in 1616, and holding the office of treasurer from 1617 till 1621. His exceptional legal abilities were rewarded early with official promotion. On 16 November 1616 he was made recorder of London in spite of Francis Bacon's opposition, who, although allowing him to be "a well trained and an honest man," objected that he was bred by my Lord Coke and seasoned in his ways.
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