John Lackland (King John)

King John (1166-1216), also known as John Lackland, was King of England between 1199 and his death in 1216. Under his reign he was forced by his barons to sign a “charter of liberties” known as Magna Carta in 1215 which became a foundation stone of Anglo-American law in subsequent centuries.

Theodore Frank Thomas Plucknett

Theodore Plucknett (1897-1965) was an English legal historian. In 1923 he was appointed by Roscoe Pound as professor of legal history at Harvard Law School where he remained until 1931. He was then appointed to the first chair of Legal History at the London where he remained until his retirement in 1963.

King David

King David was the most powerful king of biblical Israel who ruled from 1010 BC to 970 BC. He expanded the size of his kingdom, created a unitary state, and chose Jerusalem as the new capital city. David was also a gifted poet.

Alphabetical by Last Name

Thomas Kingsmill Abbott
H.B. Acton
John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton
Charles Francis Adams
Henry Adams
John Adams
John Quincy Adams
Joseph Addison
Jonathan H. Adler
Mortimer J. Adler
Thomas Ahnert
K Narayanaswami Aiyar
Mustafa Akyol
Armen A. Alchian
Jean Le Rond d’ Alembert
Rev. B.H. Alford
Maulvi Muhammed Ali
Syed Nawab Ali
William Richard Allen
William Barclay Allen
William Talbot Allison
Richard Alm
Johannes Althusius
John Alvis
Elizabeth Amato
Rasmus B. Anderson
Terry L. Anderson
Charles M. Andrews
Saint Anselm
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Joyce Oldham Appleby
St. Thomas Aquinas
Arthur John Arberry
David Armitage
Thomas Henry Arnold (the younger)
Sir William James Ashley
Robert Ashton
Anders Åslund
Saint Francis of Assisi
Edward Atkinson
Saint Augustine
Edward Aveling
Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
Manuel Ayau
National Anti-Corn Law League