Maine, Sir Henry James Sumner (1822–1888)
Maine studied classics at Cambridge, was Professor of Civil Law at Cambridge (1847–54) and was appointed Reader at the Inns of Court in London (1852). The years from 1862 to 1869 he spent as Legal Member of the Council of India. After his return he became Professor of Law at Oxford (1869) and Cambridge (1887) and was elected Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge in 1877. In addition, Maine was an active journalist.
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