Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1750-01-10
Death 1823-11-17
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Thomas Erskine, first Baron Erskine, British lord chancellor.

From the guide to the Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1820's-1823, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English Lord Chancellor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [George Colman, the younger?] at the Haymarket Theatre, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614651

Lord Chancellor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614647

Erskine won fame for his defence work in many of the show trials of the 1790's and was considered England's greatest practicing advocate in libel and adultery litigation.

From the description of Correspondence, 1796-1819. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338409

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British lord chancellor.

From the description of Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 1 items, 1823 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 185061676

Epithet: Lord Chancellor

Title: 1st Baron Erskine

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x00022d

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Subjects:

  • Treason
  • Sedition

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)