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1) throne. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The throne was at first a stool or bench and later became an ornate armchair, usually raised on a dais and surmounted by a canopy. Often lavishly decorated, thrones...

2) Fortescue, Sir John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lancastrian king Henry VI, he was chief justice of the Court of King's Bench from 1442 until 1461, when Henry was deposed by the Yorkist Edward IV. Fortescue was...

3) Hale, Sir Matthew. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Matthew, 1609-76, English jurist. He was successively a judge in the Court of Common Pleas (1654), chief baron of the Exchequer (1660), and chief justice of the...

4) Doherty, Charles Joseph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Canadian jurist and statesman. After serving (1891-1906) as judge of the superior court of Quebec prov., he retired (1906) from the bench and entered (1908) the Canadian...

5) Pirithous. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek mythology, king of the Lapithae. He and Theseus swore an oath of eternal friendship. Together they went on the Calydonian hunt and invaded the land of the Amazons....

6) monitorial system. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British educators Joseph Lancaster and Andrew Bell during the 19th cent. to furnish schooling to the underprivileged even under conditions of severely limited facilities....

7) Fitzpatrick, Sir Charles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Charles, 1853-1942, Canadian jurist, b. Quebec. He won renown as defense counsel for Louis Riel. In Wilfrid Laurier's government he became solicitor general (1896)...

8) Taschereau, Sir Henri Elzear. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Elzear Alexandre Cardinal Taschereau. He was a judge of the Supreme Court of Canada (1878) and was later chief justice (1902-6). He was knighted in 1902. His cousin,...

9) Alverstone, Richard Everard Webster, 1st Viscount. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bering Sea Fur-Seal Controversy (1893) and the Venezuela Boundary Dispute (1898-99). In the Alaska Boundary Dispute (1903), he gave the deciding vote against the...

10) common law. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...England and in countries colonized by England. The name is derived from the medieval theory that the law administered by the king's courts represented the common...

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