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Born: February 1, 1552

Died: September 3, 1634 (aged 82)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Businessman

Bio: Sir Edward Coke SL PC was an English barrister, judge and politician considered to be the greatest jurist of the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras. Born into a middle-class family, Coke was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge before leaving to study at the Inner Temple, where he was called to the Bar on 20 April 1578.

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