William Searle Holdsworth (Holdsworth William Searle)( English historian of law.)
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Biography William Searle Holdsworth (Holdsworth William Searle)
Born in London on May 7, 1871. He was educated in Dalidzh College and New College, Oxford University, was a board member of St. John's College in 1897-1922, vice-president of the college in 1902-1903. Professor of Constitutional Law, University College London (1903-1908), lecturer on English law, All Souls College (1910-1922) and Professor of English Law at Oxford University from 1922. In 1922 he was elected a member of the British Academy in 1924 gave a course of lectures Kreytonovskih University of London, in 1927 was awarded the Medal Ames, Harvard University. He was elevated to the dignity of knighthood in 1929 and awarded the Order of Merit in 1943
. Among the works Holdsworth - History of English Law (History of English Law, . 1922-1938); influence legal practice in the development of the English Constitution (The Influence of the Legal Profession on the Growth of the English Constitution, . 1924), Sources and Literature of English Law (Sources and Literature of English Law, . 1925), Historical Introduction to the Land Law (Historical Introduction to the Land Law, . 1927); Historians of Anglo-American law (The Historians of Anglo-American Law, . 1927) and Makers of English Law (Some Makers of English Law, . 1938),
Holdsworth died in Oxford on Jan. 2, 1944.