Samuel Romilly

(1757—1818) lawyer and politician

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Legal reformer. Born of a Huguenot family in London, he abandoned religion in favour of Rousseau and continental reformers, including Dumont (later editor of Bentham's works), Beccaria (the Italian ...

Subjects: British History.

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