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Edward Foss

British lawyer

Died when: 82 years 284 days (993 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Edward Foss

Edward Foss (16 October 1787 – 27 July 1870) was an English lawyer and biographer.He became a solicitor, and on his retirement from practice in 1840, devoted himself to the study of legal antiquities.

His Judges of England (9 vols., 1848–1864) was regarded as a standard work, characterized by accuracy and extensive research.Biographia Juridica, a Biographical Dictionary of English Judges, appeared shortly after his death.


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