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Sir Henry Sumner Maine (1822–1888)

Maine, Sir Henry James Sumner. A distinguished English jurist; born near Leighton, Aug. 15, 1822; died at Cannes, Feb. 3, 1888. He held professorships of law at Oxford and Cambridge. Among his more noted works were: ‘Ancient Law’ (1861), an epoch-making book; ‘Village Communities’ (1871); ‘Popular Government’ (1885); etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).