William Searle Holdsworth
Sir William Searle Holdsworth, OM, KC, DCL, HON LL.D, FBA, (7 May 1871 – 2 January 1944) was Vinerian Professor of English Law at Oxford University and a legal historian, amongst whose works is the 17 volume History of English Law.Sir William Searle Holdsworth was born in May 1871, the son of a well-known London solicitor, Charles Joseph Holdsworth and his wife Ellen Caroline (ne Searle). He was educated at Dulwich College and in 1890 went on to win a History Exhibition from Dulwich College to New College, Oxford. He took first-class honours both in History and in Law, and second class honours in the BCL (Bachelor of Civil Law, a graduate-law degree.).William Holdsworth became professor of constitutional law at University College, London (from (1903 to 1908)).
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